Old English Synonyms
The word ‘essence’ can be replaced with the word ‘nature’ when discussing the essence of something.
The most important and basic element of something
The essence of something is its most important quality or characteristic.
Hemingway’s novel captures the very essence of war.
The love shared between a mother and her child is the essence of true love.
itational speaker gave a talk on the essence of volunteerism.
To some people, money is the essence of happiness.
After a long day of work, all I want is to relax in a hot bath–ah, the essence of luxury!