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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
poshlost (пошлость) Used to describe situations where things are being sold under the premise "that the greatest joy can be bought" Russian adverse extreme
Nuchshlepper Someone who follows another person; a hanger-on Yiddish awareness adverse persistence
Wasuremono Forgotten or lost things; an item left behind on a train or forgotten at home. Japanese adverse habits
S’encoubler To describe a fall, but specifically one where you fell due to being tangled in something French physical event adverse
Toska (тоска) At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any specific cause. Russian adverse philosophy
Jaksaa A lack of enthusiasm to do something Finnish adverse habits
Ngaobera A slight inflammation of the throat caused by screaming too much Pascuense adverse action health
Zapoi 2+ days of drunkenness usually involving a journey or waking up in an unexpected place Russian funny adverse habits
Sayang Describes when you've wasted an opportunity Tagalog adverse reflection
Lebensmüde Weary of life German adverse life stress
Zhaghzhagh The chattering of teeth from the cold or from rage Tamil adverse action physical
Wintercearig Literally "winter sorrow"; a feeling of deep sadness related to the cold, still, dark nature of winter English weather emotion adverse
Erinmek Not doing something you have to do just because you don’t want to; being a prick Nogay adverse
Paasa A person who leads someone on (intentionally or not). Appearing as if they are genuinely interested romantically when they aren’t Tagalog adverse interaction awareness
Ellipsism A sadness that you'll never be able to know how history will turn out English adverse thinking time
Fucha To use company time and resources for one's own purposes Portuguese work adverse
Weiche Literal: "soft egg"; someone who is weak or cowardly German adverse attribute
Rabenmutter A bad mom ("raven mother") German family society adverse
Frustfressen Excessive eating because of frustration German food adverse habits
Chingada An imaginary, horrible place where you send all those who annoy you Spanish funny adverse character
Spätzünder A person who needs a long time to understands sth/ so who makes belated progress of personal development German adverse
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
moņ (моң) Sadness; melody; lyricism Bashkir adverse music
Schadenfreude To be happy when things go wrong for someone else German adverse society
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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