Part of speech: adjective

First; original; primitive.

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Usage examples "primordial":

  1. The genius of modern civilization shrinks from forcing its way through those impenetrable primordial forests. - "The Chouans", Honore de Balzac.
  2. But here in the primordial solitudes, under the solemn cope of the sky, the thought lost its terror. - "The Emigrant Trail", Geraldine Bonner.
  3. Hence nenni came to mean ancient, primordial, indigenous, and as such it is a frequent prefix in the Delaware language. - "American Languages, and Why We Should Study Them", Daniel G. Brinton.