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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Sielvartas Literal translation as “soul tumbling” used as grief or resentment Lithuanian adverse thinking emotion
Ngaobera A slight inflammation of the throat caused by screaming too much Pascuense adverse action health
Sayang Describes when you've wasted an opportunity Tagalog adverse reflection
Chingada An imaginary, horrible place where you send all those who annoy you Spanish funny adverse character
Zapoi 2+ days of drunkenness usually involving a journey or waking up in an unexpected place Russian funny adverse habits
Durcheinander Complete mess; screwed up beyond all recognition German adverse
Attaccabottone Something that you long to get away from but struggle to Italian adverse
Obhimaan (অভিমান ) Anger, or something close to it, at being upset with a loved one. Abhiman is not anger or sorrow. It is a temporary expression of a feeling about a loved one that he or she is supposed to address. Bengali adverse feeling
Zechpreller A person who leaves a restaurant without paying German adverse action food
Wasuremono Forgotten or lost things; an item left behind on a train or forgotten at home. Japanese adverse habits
Nuchshlepper Someone who follows another person; a hanger-on Yiddish awareness adverse persistence
Fucha To use company time and resources for one's own purposes Portuguese work adverse
Schnapsleiche So who passed out drunk ("liquor corpse") German adverse event friends
Zažitjsja (зажиться) To keep living beyond the point where one feels they would be better off dead Russian dead 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
Házisárkány Literally "indoor dragon"; a nagging restless spouse Hungarian family stress adverse
Gula Gluttony, greed; indulgence; eating simply for the taste (i.e., not from hunger). Spanish adverse
Didis To search and pick up lice from one's own hair, usually when in bed at night Indonesian physical adverse
Weltschmerz A feeling of melancholy and world-weariness German reflection adverse feeling
Zechpreller Someone who leaves without paying the bill. German adverse event friends
Shadenfreude Pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. German feeling 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
Wintercearig Literally "winter sorrow"; a feeling of deep sadness related to the cold, still, dark nature of winter English weather emotion adverse
Bixomets Shame on behalf of others Catalan feeling adverse
Kuebiko A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence Japanese adverse feeling



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