Definition Of quintessence
the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class.
he was the quintessence of political professionalism
Example Of quintessence
A commentary on the website of CBS, the nearest equivalent to the BBC for serious news in the US, summed up: ‘Diana was the quintessence of cool’.
And sitting in the dark theatre about halfway through Intern Academy, the subject of this little foray, I realized one thing: this film captures the quintessence of Canada.
‘Fingerprint’ evidence was regarded as virtually beyond challenge until replaced in recent years by DNA hits as the very quintessence of certainty.
Beyond the four elements, everything consisted of a fifth substance, the quintessence , which unlike them was not subject to any kind of change except locomotion, uniformly and in perfect circles.
But above all the play itself - its writing, the conceptions it embodies, and the way it tells its story - is a quintessence of skill.