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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Dozywocie Parental contract with children guaranteeing lifelong support Polish family love strength
Amaeru To seek affection through doing things like clinging or pleading Japanese persistence
Neko-neko Someone that has a novel idea that only makes things worse Indonesian funny creative
Commuovere "Heartwarming,” but specifically refers to a story that moved you to tears Italian beauty interaction emotion
Kummerspeck Weight you gain because you're unhappy ("sorrow bacon") German food adverse habits
Muskelkater Charley horse ("muscle cat") German physical
Şırış Mucus or the sweet sugary residue from fruits or other treats Nogay food
Tsundoku Acquiring reading materials but letting them pile up in one's home without reading them Japanese adverse
Handschuhschneeballwerfer A person who wears gloves to throw snowballs; a wimp German action attribute
Uitwaaien To take a refreshing break outdoors in windy weather Dutch nature life beauty
Philoxenia (Φιλοξενία) Love of strangers, guests; a hospitable act of welcome. Greek society
Víðsýni A panoramic view; open-mindedness. Icelandic visual
Nepenthe Something that helps you forget grief or suffering Greek growth strength
Crapoter verb. To not take not take a lungful of a cigarette. French health action society
Xíng qì (行氣) Volitionally (e.g., mentally) circulating or directing qi. Chinese growth awareness strength
Shadenfreude Pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. German feeling adverse
Eudaimonia The contented happy state you feel when you travel Greek travel explore happiness
Rire dans sa barbe To laugh in your beard quietly while thinking about something that has happened French funny reflection action
Monachopsis The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place English awareness society
Morgenfrisk Feeling rested after a good night's sleep Danish health physical
Aeipathy A continued passion; an unyielding disease English persistence
Filotimo A friend of honour, but it also implies dignity, pride, sacrifice and respect Greek character friends
Sophrosyne A healthy state of mind, characterized by self-control, moderation, and a deep awareness of one's true self, and resulting in one's true happiness. Greek awareness happiness reflection
Wú (無) Negative, void, nothingness, non-being; can imply 'neither yes nor no'. Chinese adverse
Mandilón A male who is super dedicated to his girlfriend, as compared to his friends Spanish love character
Sitzfleisch Having "Sitzfleisch": being persistent enough to complete a tough or big task German strength growth
Sankocha The feeling of embarrassment due to receiving an inordinate or extravagent gift/favor, making you feel as though you need to return a favor that you can't Kannada feeling
Guān xì (關係) Cultivating relationships; reciprocal connections; networking; social karma. Chinese society friends
Jumpa To jump from one floating piece of ice to another Swedish physical nature
Chandamama (చందమామ) Literally "uncle moon"; referring to the moon when admiring it Telugu nature beauty



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