Synonyms for primordial

Grammar : Adj
Spell : prahy-mawr-dee-uh l
Phonetic Transcription : praɪˈmɔr di əl

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Définition of primordial

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Late Latin primordialis "first of all, original," from Latin primordium "a beginning, the beginning, origin, commencement," from primus "first" (see prime (adj.)) + stem of ordiri "to begin" (see order (n.)). Related: Primordially.
  • adj earliest
Example sentences :
  • But all these primordial forms grow--develop into vital activity.
  • Extract from : « Life: Its True Genesis » by R. W. Wright
  • They live in the crude, primordial fashion of their forefathers.
  • Extract from : « The Long Labrador Trail » by Dillon Wallace
  • Now, we cannot get away from a difference so fundamental, so primordial as this.
  • Extract from : « The Truth About Woman » by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • All the primordial brute in these men was glowing in their hearts.
  • Extract from : « The Trail of '98 » by Robert W. Service
  • First of all Thales thought that water was the primordial substance of all things.
  • Extract from : « Ten Books on Architecture » by Vitruvius
  • He lifted a pseudopod from primordial ooze, and the pseudopod was him.
  • Extract from : « The Status Civilization » by Robert Sheckley
  • Therefore this primordial unity was poured into the elements.
  • Extract from : « Christianity As A Mystical Fact » by Rudolf Steiner
  • Like all primordial aspects of life the situation is double-edged and contradictory.
  • Extract from : « Suspended Judgments » by John Cowper Powys
  • With us, I think it is primordial,—antecedent to experience.
  • Extract from : « Four Meetings » by Henry James
  • Primordial matter which has not yet entered into any combination and is not differentiated.
  • Extract from : « Reincarnation » by Th. Pascal

Antonyms for primordial

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