gashmies, gashmiyut, gashmiut, gashmius
- materialism, in contrast with spiritual concerns; "indulgence in earthly pleasures" (Weiser)
- “Some people say that poverty has one advantage: it forces one to go without useless gashmius.”
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Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
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