Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Zechpreller Someone who leaves without paying the bill. German adverse event friends
Zgabalj Mixture of all the bad things in the world, combined Serbian adverse society
Spätzünder A person who needs a long time to understands sth/ so who makes belated progress of personal development German adverse
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Nuchshlepper Someone who follows another person; a hanger-on Yiddish awareness adverse persistence
Kummerspeck Weight you gain because you're unhappy ("sorrow bacon") German food adverse habits
Chingada An imaginary, horrible place where you send all those who annoy you Spanish funny adverse character
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
moņ (моң) Sadness; melody; lyricism Bashkir adverse music
Ellipsism A sadness that you'll never be able to know how history will turn out English adverse thinking time
Didis To search and pick up lice from one's own hair, usually when in bed at night Indonesian physical adverse
Sielvartas Literal translation as “soul tumbling” used as grief or resentment Lithuanian adverse thinking emotion
Fucha To use company time and resources for one's own purposes Portuguese work adverse
Lus Desire, craving; greed; fancy, cupidity; inclination, tendency. Afrikaans adverse
Yuputka A word made for walking in the woods at night, it’s the phantom sensation of something crawling on your skin Ulwa nature adverse
Schnapsleiche So who passed out drunk ("liquor corpse") German adverse event friends
Házisárkány Literally "indoor dragon"; a nagging restless spouse Hungarian family stress adverse
Kuebiko A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence Japanese adverse feeling
Mágoa A heart-breaking feeling that leaves long-lasting traces, visible in gestures and facial expressions Portuguese adverse emotion
Desvelarse To wake up in the middle of the night. Be unable to fall asleep. Spanish event adverse
Altschmerz Weariness with the same old issues that you've always had - the same boring flaws and anxieties that you've been gnawing for years. German adverse growth attribute
S’encoubler To describe a fall, but specifically one where you fell due to being tangled in something French physical event adverse
Weiche Literal: "soft egg"; someone who is weak or cowardly German adverse attribute
Weltschmerz Feeling hopeless about the state our world is currently in ("world pain") German adverse society
Jaksaa A lack of enthusiasm to do something Finnish adverse habits




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