yetzer hara

noun yetzer ha·ra \-ˈhärə\

Definition of yetzer hara

  1. :  the inclination or impulse to evil considered as an essential part of human nature in Jewish traditional belief

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Origin and Etymology of yetzer hara

Late Hebrew yēṣer hārʽā evil inclination

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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