Definitions for primal
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cardinal, central, fundamental, key, primaladjective
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"
aboriginal, primal, primeval, primaeval, primordialadjective
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"
Being the first in time, or history.
Being of greatest importance; primary.
Etymology: From Medieval Latin primalis, from primus, first.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
First. A word not in use, but very commodious for poetry.
Etymology: primus, Lat.
It hath been taught us from the primal state,
That he, which is, was wish’d, until he were. William Shakespeare.
Oh! my offence is rank, it smells to heav’n,
It hath the primal, eldest curse upon’t. William Shakespeare.
first; primary; original; chief
Etymology: [LL. primalis, fr. L. primus the first. See Prime, a.]
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.
The numerical value of primal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of primal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
It's a primal need to write on walls to communicate with the people around you.
What though the radiance which was once so bright Be not forever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower Strength in what remains behind, In the primal sympathy Which having been must ever be, In the soothing thoughts that spring Out of Human suffering, In the faith that looks through death In years that bring philophic mind.
It’s a Cromwell moment! It’s even more powerful than populism. It’s deeper. It’s primal. It’s elemental. The long black dresses and all that—this is the Puritans! It’s anti-patriarchy.
And that's what signaled to me the worst had happened, there was this primal instinct in me that just said 'run,' but I knew I couldn't run because I came to 'Survivor' to confront great challenges.
Its raw, its in its primal state right now, everyone doesnt know what to expect, which is awesome.
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- primer, primitivoSpanish
- tärkein, perus-, alkukantainenFinnish
- изначальный, первичныйRussian
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