Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Rabenmutter A bad mom ("raven mother") German family society adverse
Weltschmerz Feeling hopeless about the state our world is currently in ("world pain") German adverse society
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Durcheinander Complete mess; screwed up beyond all recognition German adverse
Dor The heartbreak and sense of longing you feel because you’re separated from your love Romanian love adverse
Kuebiko A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence Japanese adverse feeling
Bixomets Shame on behalf of others Catalan 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
Vergüenza ajena Shame or embarrassment felt as a result of the actions of others Spanish adverse feeling
Koshatnik A dealer in stolen cats Russian adverse character work
Gula Gluttony, greed; indulgence; eating simply for the taste (i.e., not from hunger). Spanish adverse
Fremdschämen To be embarrassed by something somebody else did German society thinking adverse
Ngaobera A slight inflammation of the throat caused by screaming too much Pascuense adverse action health
Jaksaa A lack of enthusiasm to do something Finnish 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
Lebensmüde Weary of life German adverse life stress
Avoir la molle A listless unwillingness to do any work French adverse
Nuchshlepper Someone who follows another person; a hanger-on Yiddish awareness adverse persistence
Engili (ఎంగిలి) Having contacted another's mouth directly or indirectly via hand or utensil that is not fit for consumption. Telugu adverse food
Sokaiya A man with a few shares in several companies who extorts money by threatening to come to the shareholders' meetings and cause trouble Japanese adverse
Extrawurst Someone who is slowing things down by being fussy, making everything more complicated than necessary German stress adverse action
poshlost (пошлость) Used to describe situations where things are being sold under the premise "that the greatest joy can be bought" Russian adverse extreme
Toska (тоска) At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any specific cause. Russian adverse philosophy
Fucha To use company time and resources for one's own purposes Portuguese work adverse




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