Stereotype vs Archetypes - What's the difference?

stereotype | archetypes |


As nouns the difference between stereotype and archetypes

is that stereotype is a conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or while archetypes is plural of archetype.

As verbs the difference between stereotype and archetypes

is that stereotype is to make a stereotype of someone or something, or characterize someone by a stereotype while archetypes is third-person singular of archetype.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

stereotype

Noun

(en noun)
  • A conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or image.
  • (printing) A metal printing plate cast from a matrix moulded from a raised printing surface.
  • (psychology) A person who is regarded as embodying or conforming to a set image or type.
  • (UML) An extensibility mechanism of the Unified Modeling Language
  • Verb

    (stereotyp)
  • To make a stereotype of someone or something, or characterize someone by a stereotype.
  • To prepare for printing in stereotype; to produce stereotype plates of.
  • to stereotype the Bible
  • To print from a stereotype.
  • (figurative) To make firm or permanent; to fix.
  • * Duke of Argyll (1887)
  • Powerful causes tending to stereotype and aggravate the poverty of old conditions.

    See also

    * stereotypic * stereotypical ----

    archetypes

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (archetype)