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tamas

[tuhm-uh s] /ˈtʌm əs/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
See under guna.
Origin
< Sanskrit: darkness
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tamasic
[tuh-mas-ik] /təˈmæs ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Contemporary definitions for tamasic
adjective

characterized by ignorance or inactivity, one of the gunas in Hindu philosophy

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