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    n. The pure, highly concentrated essence of a thing. The purest or most typical instance: the quintessence of evil. In ancient and medieval philosophy, the fifth and ...

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    Quintessence Definition

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    Quintessence

    1.

    the pure and concentrated essence of a substance.

    2.

    the most perfect embodiment of something.

    3.

    (in ancient and medieval philosophy) the fifth essence or element, ether, supposed to be the constituent matter of the heavenly bodies, the others being air, fire, earth, and water.

    Word Origin & History

    early 15c., in ancient and medieval philosophy, "pure essence, substance of which the heavenly bodies are composed," lit. "fifth essence," from M.Fr. quinte essence (14c.), from M.L. quinta essentia, from L. quinta, fem. of quintus "fifth" + essentia (see essence). Loan-translation of Gk. pempte ousia, the "ether" added by Aristotle to the four known elements (water, earth, fire, air) and said to permeate all things. Its extraction was one of the chief goals of alchemy. Sense of "purest essence" (of a situation, character, etc.) is first recorded 1580s.

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