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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Age-otori The bad feeling one gets after a terrible haircut Japanese adverse event feeling
Lítost Sate of agony and torment created by the sudden sight of one’s own misery. Czech adverse awareness fate
Avoir la molle A listless unwillingness to do any work French adverse
Spätzünder A person who needs a long time to understands sth/ so who makes belated progress of personal development German adverse
Frustfressen Excessive eating because of frustration German food adverse habits
Zhaghzhagh The chattering of teeth from the cold or from rage Tamil adverse action physical
Chingada An imaginary, horrible place where you send all those who annoy you Spanish funny adverse character
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
moņ (моң) Sadness; melody; lyricism Bashkir adverse music
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Weiche Literal: "soft egg"; someone who is weak or cowardly German adverse attribute
Durcheinander Complete mess; screwed up beyond all recognition German adverse
Dolgostroj (долгострой) A construction project that seems to go on forever Russian time adverse
Vaitherichal The feeling that you get when someone has something that you lack, however you are not jealous, yet instead feel as though they should not possess that because you don't Tamil adverse thinking
Desvelarse To wake up in the middle of the night. Be unable to fall asleep. Spanish event adverse
Shadenfreude Pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. German feeling adverse
Mágoa A heart-breaking feeling that leaves long-lasting traces, visible in gestures and facial expressions Portuguese adverse emotion
Bixomets Shame on behalf of others Catalan feeling adverse
Kummerspeck Weight you gain because you're unhappy ("sorrow bacon") German food adverse habits
Attaccabottone Something that you long to get away from but struggle to Italian adverse
Sayang Describes when you've wasted an opportunity Tagalog adverse reflection
Fuchsteufelswütend Literal: 'Fox devil angry'; steaming with rage German adverse stress emotion
Charmolypi "Joy-making sorrow". A mixed feeling of happiness while being sad. Greek happiness adverse philosophy
poshlost (пошлость) Used to describe situations where things are being sold under the premise "that the greatest joy can be bought" Russian adverse extreme
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



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