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Meaning & Definition of Essence in English

English

Essence

/ɛsəns/

noun

1. The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

  • "The gist of the prosecutor's argument"
  • "The heart and soul of the republican party"
  • "The nub of the story"
    synonym:
  • kernel
  • ,
  • substance
  • ,
  • core
  • ,
  • center
  • ,
  • centre
  • ,
  • essence
  • ,
  • gist
  • ,
  • heart
  • ,
  • heart and soul
  • ,
  • inwardness
  • ,
  • marrow
  • ,
  • meat
  • ,
  • nub
  • ,
  • pith
  • ,
  • sum
  • ,
  • nitty-gritty

2. Any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted

    synonym:
  • essence

3. The central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

    synonym:
  • effect
  • ,
  • essence
  • ,
  • burden
  • ,
  • core
  • ,
  • gist

4. A toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor

    synonym:
  • perfume
  • ,
  • essence

Examples of using

That is the essence of the matter.
That is the essence of the matter.
Individual liberty is the essence of democracy.