As nouns the difference between universe and quintessence
is that universe
is the sum of everything that exists in the cosmos, including time and space itself; same as the universe while quintessence
is a thing that is the most perfect example of its type; the most perfect embodiment of something.
As a verb quintessence is
to reduce to its purest and most concentrated essence.
* Universe (dated or religious)
The sum of everything that exists in the cosmos, including time and space itself; same as the Universe.
An entity similar to our Universe; one component of a larger entity known as the multiverse.
Everything under consideration.
- I think that the universe was created by a life force rather than a deity .
An imaginary collection of worlds.
- In all this universe of possibilities, there is only one feasible option.
Intense form of world in the sense of perspective or social setting.
- The universe in this comic book series is richly imagined.
- That didn’t just rock my world, it rocked my universe .
* clockwork universe
* known universe
* observable universe
* parallel universe
* physical universe
* universe of discourse
A thing that is the most perfect example of its type; the most perfect embodiment of something.
A pure substance.
The essence of a thing in its purest and most concentrated form.
(alchemy) The fifth alchemical element, or essence, after earth, air, fire, and water
(physics) A hypothetical form of dark energy postulated to explain observations of an accelerating universe.
* See also
To reduce to its purest and most concentrated essence.