- of or relating to the first age or ages, especially of the world: primeval forms of life.
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Related Words for primevalpristine, primal, primitive, primordial, prehistoric, earliest, early, first, old, original, primary
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Contemporary Examples of primeval
The landscape here, like all of Iceland, has a primeval majesty.Want to Write a Book? Go to Iceland
May 26, 2014
The longing for a product that we have not yet experienced strikes some primeval need, particularly in Americans.‘A Lifetime of Experience’ May Hinder Hillary Clinton in 2016
July 2, 2013
Historical Examples of primeval
In the heart of a primeval forest we could not feel more alone.In the Heart of Vosges
Or would the planet revert to a primeval state of mindless innocence?The Most Sentimental Man
Evelyn E. Smith
Indeed, at that time the settlements had not reached into this then primeval wilderness.
For these giants of the primeval forest he ever had a loving admiration.
It brought Pedro in with an extraordinary, uncouth, primeval impetuosity.Victory
- of or belonging to the first age or ages, esp of the world