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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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primal
Definition:
serving as an essential component; " a cardinal rule"; " the central cause of the problem"; " an example that was fundamental to the argument"; " computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"

Synonyms:

adjective
beginning
aboriginal, alpha, baby, beginning, budding, early, embryonic, emerging, fetal, first, foremost, formative, genesis, germinal, hatching, inaugural, incipient, infant, infantile, initial, introductory, maiden, nascent, new, newborn, original, precursory, preliminary, preparatory, primeval, primordial, sprouting, starting, Dawned, Commencing.
earliest
primordial.
early
initial, recent, prevenient, Proleptical, a bit previous.
in the beginning
early.
primeval; primary
aboriginal, ancient, central, chief, earliest, early, first, fundamental, highest, old, original, paramount, past, prehistoric, primitive, primordial, principal, pristine.
pristine
Taintless, Undebased, unpolluted, unspotted.
pure
angelic, atomic, austere, bare, basal, basic, blameless, chaste, clean, clear, decent, elemental, elementary, essential, faultless, fundamental, guiltless, honorable, immaculate, indivisible, innocent, irreducible, monolithic, plain, primary, prime, pure, purebred, simple, sinless, spotless, stainless, stark, unadorned, unadulterated, unalloyed, unblemished, uncluttered, undefiled, undiluted, unsullied, untainted, untarnished, virtuous, white, Simon-pure, foundational, aboriginal, formative, nascent.
noun
primal
aboriginal, cardinal, central, early, fundamental, important, key, of import, primaeval, primeval, primordial.
Examples of usage:
  1. " I, Isabelle," and the priest took up with her this primal oath of fidelity, body and soul. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  2. The essential activity of the powers ascribed to it forbids the thought; for all that we know, and, indeed, as the conclusion from all that we know, primal matter began its progressive changes on the morning of its existence. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  3. Folk were kind to one who had set so excellent an example to other farm lads, though he lacked the primal virtue of belonging to the neighborhood. – Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories by Juliana Horatio Ewing
  4. There was something primal, elemental in the savagery that was sweeping upon him. – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  5. It was as though everybody's gnawing, primal fear had just been confirmed. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover

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