Definitions for primalˈpraɪ məl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cardinal, central, fundamental, key, primal(adj)

    serving as an essential component

    "a cardinal rule"; "the central cause of the problem"; "an example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"

  2. aboriginal, primal, primeval, primaeval, primordial(adj)

    having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state

    "aboriginal forests"; "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life"

Wiktionary

  1. primal(Adjective)

    Being the first in time, or history.

    primal man

  2. primal(Adjective)

    Being of greatest importance; primary.

  3. Origin: From Medieval Latin primalis, from primus, first.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Primal(adj)

    first; primary; original; chief

  2. Origin: [LL. primalis, fr. L. primus the first. See Prime, a.]

Freebase

  1. Primal

    Primal is an action-adventure video game released in 2003 for the PlayStation 2. It was developed by SCE Studio Cambridge. It tells the story of Jennifer Tate, a 21-year-old woman searching for her boyfriend through a series of demonic realms. As the story develops, more is revealed about Jen's past and her relationship with her boyfriend, as well as the nature of the demon worlds. The game was re-released on PlayStation 3 as part of the PS2 Classics program on February 28, 2012.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of primal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of primal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare:

    O, my offence is rank, it smells to heaven It hath the primal eldest curse upon 't, A brother's murder.

  2. I Ching:

    Creativity comes from awakening and directing men's higher natures, which originate in the primal depths of the universe and are appointed by Heaven.

  3. Camille Paglia:

    Teenage boys, goaded by their surging hormones run in packs like the primal horde. They have only a brief season of exhilarating liberty between control by their mothers and control by their wives.

  4. Keira Knightley:

    The love thing is astonishing. It’s a very primal, primal love. That’s quite extraordinary, and the ability to have no sleep and continue going. It’s not pleasant —I never thought that I could actually do it for the amount of time that I’ve done it.

  5. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Since eternity, mankind has denied what was to be deeply understood and transformed, all the emotions that were primal in one's progress in higher consciousness, was subjugated, condemned so deeply that we are still struck with basic human body, making it impossible to transcend towards self-realization. All forms of art are just devices to go within, from outer to inner journey.”

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