Still, a side of me realizes that without the dark, primal forces, the game of football becomes less beautiful.
My prize was getting to share my ideas with millions of people via TED.com, through the primal art of oral storytelling.
I wanted to fill her with pain and primal rage, which was really fun for me.
c.1600, "belonging to the earliest age," from Medieval Latin primalis "primary," from Latin primus "first" (see prime (adj.)). Psychological sense, in reference to Freud's theory of behaviors springing from the earliest stage of emotional development, is attested from 1918. Primal scream is from a best-selling book of 1971.
primal pri·mal (prī'məl)
Being first in time; original.
Of first or central importance; primary.