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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Iktsuarpok The feeling of anticipation that leads you to keep looking outside to see if anyone is coming. Inuktitut awareness persistence feeling
Razbliuto The feeling for someone you used to love but no longer do Russian love change awareness
Occhiolism The awareness of the smallness of your perspective English awareness life society
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness feeling
Jijivisha The strong, eternal desire to live and to continue living Hindi philosophy life awareness
Moriturism The sudden reminder that you will one day no longer occupy this earth English awareness philosophy life
Wabi-sabi Finding beauty within the imperfections of life and peacefully accepting the natural cycle of growth and decay. Japanese beauty awareness
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
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
Être dépaysé To be in an environment you're not used to French change society awareness
Anánkē (Ανάγκη) destiny, fate, necessity. Greek awareness
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
Opia the ambiguous intensity of eye-contact which can feel simultaneously invasive and vulnerable. English society 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
Mokita The truth we all know but agree not to talk about. Kilivila awareness thinking society
Sóphrosuné (σωφροσύνη) excellence of character and soundness of mind; leads to other beneficial qualities, such as moderation and self-control. Greek awareness
Qarrtsiluni Sitting together in the darkness, waiting for inspiration to strike you Iñupiaq awareness thinking reflection
La douleur exquise The pain that comes from wanting someone you can’t have French feeling awareness love
Dadirri Inner, deep listening and quiet, still awareness out of respect. Ngangiwumirr awareness
Nodus tollens The realization that the plot of your life doesn't make sense to you anymore. English philosophy awareness 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
Torschlusspanik The fear that time is running out on achieving life goals German growth awareness
Vemödalen The fear that everything has already been done. For example: the frustration of photographing something amazing when thousands of identical photos already exist. English philosophy awareness art
Vorfreude The joyful, intense anticipation that comes from imagining future pleasures German time awareness happiness
Anima Soul; spirit; breath; mind Latin positive awareness



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