What are the antonyms for ESSENCE?

Synonyms for ESSENCE

Usage Examples for ESSENCE

  1. Nay, what is the essence of the spirit of Shakespeare, the most dramatic of all poets? - "Browning and the Dramatic Monologue" by S. S. Curry
  2. To induce this habit of thought, to inspire this spirit of investigation and observation in children is the essence of teaching. - "Rural Life and the Rural School" by Joseph Kennedy