Typically vs Quintessentially - What's the difference?

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Typically is a synonym of quintessentially.


As adverbs the difference between typically and quintessentially

is that typically is in a typical or common manner while quintessentially is in a manner that is typical or characteristic of a thing's nature.

typically

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a typical or common manner.
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  • In an expected or customary manner.
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    Antonyms

    * atypically

    quintessentially

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • In a manner that is typical or characteristic of a thing's nature.
  • * 1994 — Christopher Bulis, State of Change , ch XXIII, p237
  • Peri handed Ptolemy his helmet. It had a crest on it, which she always thought looked quintessentially Roman.

    Synonyms

    * typically