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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
Thimru Used to describe sharp qualities or features Tamil attribute beauty
Waldeinsamkeit The feeling of solitude in the woods German nature beauty
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Serendipity The development of events by chance that result in a beneficial way Tamil event beauty life
Eunoia A well-mind; beautiful thinking Greek beauty
Yugen A profound, mysterious sense of the beauty of the universe…and the sad beauty of human suffering. Japanese beauty awareness philosophy
Seijaku (静寂) Quiet (sei) tranquillity (jaku); silence, calm, serenity (especially in the midst of activity or chaos). Japanese awareness beauty
Xiao xiao The whistling and pattering of rain or wind Chinese nature beauty sound
Vozdukh (Воздух) "Air" but also "the stack of spirit". To breathe in is to "take the spirit inside". Russian beauty physical
Mitonner Cooking with passion French food love beauty
Luscofusco Time of nightfall, just with the last ray of Sun Galician physical beauty
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Commuovere "Heartwarming,” but specifically refers to a story that moved you to tears Italian beauty interaction emotion
Punya “Merit,” “virtue”, “sacred", "good karma", among other things Sanskrit beauty
Recherché Rare, exotic, unusual; not understood or appreciated by many people. French beauty attribute
Chandamama (చందమామ) Literally "uncle moon"; referring to the moon when admiring it Telugu nature beauty
Kintsukuroi To repair with gold. Understanding that a piece is more beautiful for having broken. Japanese beauty change
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English 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
tuḷir (துளிர்) Technically "a baby leaf", but it specifcally means a freshness tenderness, delicateness Tamil attribute beauty
Uitwaaien To take a refreshing break outdoors in windy weather Dutch nature life beauty
Eesome Pleasing to the eye English beauty
Komorebi (木漏れ日) Lit. wood is ‘leaking’ sunlight; dappled sunlight filtering through leaves. Japanese nature beauty



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