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Synonyms for elemental
ˌɛl əˈmɛn tl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elemental(adj)

    relating to or being an element

    "elemental sulphur"

    elementary, primary

    incidental, incident

  2. elemental(adj)

    relating to severe atmospheric conditions

    "a race against hail or cold rains or some other elemental catastrophe"- J.K.Howard

    elementary, primary

    incident, incidental

  3. elementary, elemental, primary(adj)

    of or being the essential or basic part

    "an elementary need for love and nurturing"

    main(a), chief(a), simple, master(a), elementary, unproblematic, principal(a), primary, primary(a), basal, uncomplicated

    incidental, incident

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. elemental(a)

    rudimental, elementary, constituent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "elemental":

    elementary, élémentaire, basic


  1. List of known nicknames for "Elemental":

    G-Knight, Gary Knight

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  1. Phyllis McGinley:

    Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point.

  2. Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus:

    Thoughts give birth to a creative force that is neither elemental nor sidereal. Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy, from which new arts flow. When a man undertakes to create something, he establishes a new heaven, as it were and from it the work that he desires to create flows into him. For such is the immensity of man that he is greater than heaven and earth.

  3. James Gray:

    The simplicity and the beauty of myth( is it) has such a hold on us ; such power, and there's a reason it does. It's elemental and direct.

  4. House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff:

    The problem The House impeachment managers have is The House impeachment managers don't want to talk about the evidence, you know as a prosecutor I've seen it time and time again -- when your client is guilty, when your client is dead to rights you don't want to talk about your clients guilt, you want to attack the prosecution. It is a fairly elemental strategy. And I think that's all you're see here is that effort to distract.

  5. Emil Cioran:

    Only one endowed with restless vitality is susceptible to pessimism. You become a pessimist --a demonic, elemental, bestial pessimist --only when life has been defeated many times in its fight against depression.

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