1. primal

adjective. ['ˈpraɪməl'] serving as an essential component.


  • key
  • important
  • of import
  • cardinal
  • fundamental


  • inessential
  • unimportance
  • insignificant
  • insignificance

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Rhymes with Primal

  • steimel
  • hymel
  • aimal

Sentences with primal

1. Adjective
If you ignore it, your body triggers a primal drive to overeat.

Quotes about primal

1. Though nothing can bring back the hourOf splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower;We will grieve not, rather findStrength in what remains behind;In the primal sympathyWhich having been must ever be...
- William Wordsworth

2. The need for love and intimacy is a fundamental human need, as primal as the need for food, water, and air.
- Dean Ornish

3. While the powers of the Primal Cause lie in causation, it shows itself in process through thoughts, perception and conception. It is the power of the Primal Cause to decipher what is perceived from the ordered plane and conceive judgments through thoughts from the unordered.
- Dew Platt, The Rudeness of Soul

2. primal

adjective. ['ˈpraɪməl'] having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state.


  • early
  • primeval
  • primaeval
  • primordial


  • late
  • peripheral
  • atonality
  • worthless