Definition of adharma
1 Hinduism : individual disharmony with the nature of things : nonconformity to one's worldly situation —opposed to dharma
2 Jainism : the uncreated and eternal substance that enables souls and matter to be inactive : the ontological principle of rest adharma is compared to earth, on which creatures lie and stand — Heinrich Zimmer — compare dharma
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Origin and Etymology of adharma
Sanskrit, from a- 2a- + dharma virtue
First Known Use: 1790See Words from the same year
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