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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Dadirri Inner, deep listening and quiet, still awareness out of respect. Ngangiwumirr awareness
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
Verpeilt Regularly forgetting things and not being in the present moment enough to organize your life properly German adverse awareness
Zhì (智) Wisdom, perspicacity, knowledge. Chinese thinking awareness
Rückkehrunruhe The feeling of returning home after an immersive trip only to find it fading rapidly from your awareness. German awareness time
Moriturism The sudden reminder that you will one day no longer occupy this earth English awareness philosophy life
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
Onism The frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits just one place at a time. English awareness reflection thinking
Kibun Your state of mind with respect to your place in the world. Korean reflection awareness
Morriña Nostalgia that you feel when you are far from home Galician feeling awareness life
Être dépaysé To be in an environment you're not used to French change society awareness
Vorfreude The joyful, intense anticipation that comes from imagining future pleasures German time awareness happiness
Lítost Sate of agony and torment created by the sudden sight of one’s own misery. Czech adverse awareness fate
La douleur exquise The pain that comes from wanting someone you can’t have French feeling awareness love
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
Anima Soul; spirit; breath; mind Latin positive awareness
Rubatosis The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat English physical health awareness
Razbliuto The feeling for someone you used to love but no longer do Russian love change awareness
Torschlusspanik The fear that time is running out on achieving life goals German growth awareness
Anánkē (Ανάγκη) destiny, fate, necessity. Greek awareness
Monachopsis The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place English awareness society
Gretchenfrage A direct question with the intention of unveiling the underlying thoughts of the person being questioned German awareness connection
Mātauranga The comprehension, or understanding of the universe Nogay awareness thinking reflection
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’ Norwegian empathy emotion awareness
Kenjataimu "wise man's time": The post-orgasmic period when a man's thoughts are no longer impaired by his sexual drive; he is thus likened to a "sage" of clear mind Japanese awareness




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