Pronunciation of Primeval
/p_ɹ_aɪ_m_ˈiː_v_əl/, /pɹa͡ɪmˈiːvə͡l/, /pɹaɪmˈiːvəl/
Antonyms for primeval:
young, exotic, recent, complex, foreign, fresh, full-scale, full-blown, new, novel, lately, final, last, high, middle, modern, latest, late, memorable, outside, derivative, current, newest, up-to-date, contemporary, higher, adventitious, full-fledged.
Usage examples for primeval:
- Whereupon Mr. Langworthy, followed by a negro with a tray bearing a decanter and glasses, grasped Mr. Byers's arm, and walked along a small side veranda the depth of the house, stepped off, and apparently plunged with his guest into the primeval wilderness. - "Openings in the Old Trail", Bret Harte.
- The eye, too, has learned other distances, and in cold constellations is startled to perceive the forms of primeval landscapes petrified; and the human voice seems to have grown a thousand times stronger since it has learned to carry on a friendly conversation a hundred miles away. - "Ã‰mile Verhaeren", Stefan Zweig.
- Nevertheless, neither the mousmes nor the old ladies gain anything by appearing in this primeval costume. - "Madame Chrysantheme Complete", Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009.