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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
Uitwaaien To take a refreshing break outdoors in windy weather Dutch nature life beauty
mångata The roadlike reflection of moonlight on water Swedish nature beauty
Gökotta To rise at dawn in order to go out and listen to the birds sing Swedish nature beauty
Luscofusco Time of nightfall, just with the last ray of Sun Galician physical beauty
Serendipity The development of events by chance that result in a beneficial way Tamil event beauty life
Seijaku (静寂) Quiet (sei) tranquillity (jaku); silence, calm, serenity (especially in the midst of activity or chaos). Japanese awareness beauty
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty
Punya “Merit,” “virtue”, “sacred", "good karma", among other things Sanskrit beauty
Numinous Describing an experience that makes you fearful yet fascinated, awed yet attracted - the powerful, personal feeling of being overwhelmed an inspired English beauty emotion
Ubuntu A quality that includes the essential human virtues; compassion and humanity. Zulu beauty character awareness
Komorebi (木漏れ日) Lit. wood is ‘leaking’ sunlight; dappled sunlight filtering through leaves. Japanese nature beauty
Chaval al hazman (חבל אל הזמן) Literally "shame on time"; referring to an amazing experience that you don't want to end Yiddish beauty happiness time
Mitonner Cooking with passion French food love beauty
Commuovere "Heartwarming,” but specifically refers to a story that moved you to tears Italian beauty interaction emotion
Eunoia A well-mind; beautiful thinking Greek beauty
Waldeinsamkeit The feeling of solitude in the woods German nature beauty
Xiao xiao The whistling and pattering of rain or wind Chinese nature beauty sound
Yugen A profound, mysterious sense of the beauty of the universe…and the sad beauty of human suffering. Japanese beauty awareness philosophy
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Aesthete Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature English art beauty
Eunoia (εὔνοια) A well-mind; beautiful thinking Greek beauty thinking
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Chandamama (చందమామ) Literally "uncle moon"; referring to the moon when admiring it Telugu nature beauty
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty



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