Meaning of ELEMENTAL in English


el ‧ e ‧ men ‧ tal /ˌeləˈmentl◂, ˌelɪˈmentl◂/ BrE AmE adjective

1 . simple, basic, and important:

Love and fear are two of the most elemental human emotions.

2 . technical existing as a simple chemical element that has not been combined with anything else:

elemental sulphur

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.