n. The state of shapeless and formless primordial chaos that the universe was in (according to the Torah) before God created the world.
"A society in which words are stripped of their meaning is a society that has reintroduced tohu va’vohu into the world." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
תוהו ובוהו / תֹהוּ וָבֹהוּ 'lit. nothingness and void'
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