Elemental meaning

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Of such character as to resemble a force of nature in power or effect.

Elemental violence.

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Of any or all of the four elements.
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Of or like natural forces; characteristic of the physical universe.
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Of, relating to, or being an element.
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In certain occult systems, an inhabitant of one of the four elements, especially any of the beings described by Paracelsus as intermediate in corporeality between humans and spirits.
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Basic and powerful; not subtle or refined; primal.

Hunger and sex are elemental drives.

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Being an essential or basic part or parts.
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Being a chemical element in uncombined form.
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A basic principle; rudiment.
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(chemistry) Of, relating to, or being an element (as opposed to a compound)
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Of the ancient supposed elements of earth, air, fire and water.
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(by extension) Of, or relating to a force or nature, especially to severe atmospheric conditions.
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(fantasy) A creature (usually a spirit) that is attuned with, or composed of, one of the classical elements: air, earth, fire and water. They sometimes have unique proper names and sometimes are referred to as Air, Earth, Fire, or Water.
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