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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
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
Ubuntu A quality that includes the essential human virtues; compassion and humanity. Zulu beauty character awareness
Yugen A profound, mysterious sense of the beauty of the universe…and the sad beauty of human suffering. Japanese beauty awareness philosophy
Lha’i rnal ‘byor (ལྷའི་རྣལ་འབྱོར) Deity meditation/yoga; an advanced practice in which one visualises interacting with, or ‘accomplishing’ (i.e., being), a deity. Tibetan awareness physical
Rubatosis The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat English physical health awareness
Monachopsis The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place English awareness society
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
Liberosis The desire to care less about things. English thinking 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
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
Yaqin (يقين) Certitude and freedom from doubt. Arabic feeling 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
Nodus tollens The realization that the plot of your life doesn't make sense to you anymore. English philosophy awareness life
Être dépaysé To be in an environment you're not used to French change society awareness
Lítost Sate of agony and torment created by the sudden sight of one’s own misery. Czech adverse awareness fate
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
Seijaku (静寂) Quiet (sei) tranquillity (jaku); silence, calm, serenity (especially in the midst of activity or chaos). Japanese awareness beauty
Dadirri Inner, deep listening and quiet, still awareness out of respect. Ngangiwumirr awareness
Mātauranga The comprehension, or understanding of the universe Nogay awareness thinking reflection
Wabi-sabi Finding beauty within the imperfections of life and peacefully accepting the natural cycle of growth and decay. Japanese beauty awareness
Anánkē (Ανάγκη) destiny, fate, necessity. Greek 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
uḷaṟu (உளறு) To say something that should not be or to say somethng nonsensical or unrelated Tamil awareness adverse



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