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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Uffda A sympathetic word to be used when someone else is in pain. It combines ‘Ouch for you’ and ‘Oh, I’m sorry you hurt yourself’ Swedish empathy emotion awareness
Anima Soul; spirit; breath; mind Latin positive awareness
Sophrosyne A healthy state of mind, characterized by self-control, moderation, and a deep awareness of one's true self, and resulting in one's true happiness. Greek awareness happiness reflection
Qarrtsiluni Sitting together in the darkness, waiting for inspiration to strike you Iñupiaq awareness thinking reflection
Morriña To miss something, especially your land, the place where you lived or were born. Galician feeling awareness reflection
Seijaku (静寂) Quiet (sei) tranquillity (jaku); silence, calm, serenity (especially in the midst of activity or chaos). Japanese awareness beauty
Être dépaysé To be in an environment you're not used to French change society awareness
Razbliuto The feeling for someone you used to love but no longer do Russian love change awareness
Moriturism The sudden reminder that you will one day no longer occupy this earth English awareness philosophy life
Moledro A feeling of resonant connection with an author or artist you'll never meet, who may have lived centuries ago and thousands of miles away English awareness connection
Qì (氣) Lit. air, breath; ‘life force/energy’. Chinese health awareness
Nakakapag pabagabag Something that brings about excessive anxiety or restlessness for a period of time; something that is making you nervous Tagalog stress feeling awareness
Occhiolism The awareness of the smallness of your perspective English awareness life society
Énouement The bittersweetness of having arrived in the future, seeing how things turn out, but not being able to tell your past self. French awareness philosophy
Opia the ambiguous intensity of eye-contact which can feel simultaneously invasive and vulnerable. English society awareness
Mātauranga The comprehension, or understanding of the universe Nogay awareness thinking reflection
Rückkehhrunruhe The feeling of returning home after an immersive trip only to find it fading rapidly from your awareness. German awareness time
Sóphrosuné (σωφροσύνη) excellence of character and soundness of mind; leads to other beneficial qualities, such as moderation and self-control. Greek awareness
Mamihlapinatapai Two people looking at each other each hoping the other will do what both desire but neither is willing to do. Yaghan love connection awareness
Kenshō (見性) Seeing (ken) one’s nature or essence (shō); perceiving one’s Buddha nature; sometimes interpreted as an initial or brief awakening. Japanese awareness growth
Lítost Sate of agony and torment created by the sudden sight of one’s own misery. Czech adverse awareness fate
Yugen A profound, mysterious sense of the beauty of the universe…and the sad beauty of human suffering. Japanese beauty awareness philosophy
Onism The frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits just one place at a time. English awareness reflection thinking
Ubuntu A quality that includes the essential human virtues; compassion and humanity. Zulu beauty character awareness
Iktsuarpok The feeling of anticipation that leads you to keep looking outside to see if anyone is coming. Inuktitut awareness persistence feeling



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