- to arouse an inappropriate impulse
- "You shouldn't put someone in a situation that you know they have difficulty with since you don't want to be meorer the tayvah [desire]."
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Heb מעורר meorér 'waken, arouse, spur' (infinitive לעורר leorér), Yiddish מעורר זײַן meóyrer zayn 'to rouse (spiritually), inspire, stimulate' (a periphrastic verb with invariant Hebrew element)
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Always used as a periphrastic verb (with the verb "to be")
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