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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Wabi-sabi Finding beauty within the imperfections of life and peacefully accepting the natural cycle of growth and decay. Japanese beauty awareness
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty
Vozdukh (Воздух) "Air" but also "the stack of spirit". To breathe in is to "take the spirit inside". Russian beauty physical
Thimru Used to describe sharp qualities or features Tamil attribute beauty
Kintsukuroi To repair with gold. Understanding that a piece is more beautiful for having broken. Japanese beauty change
Commuovere "Heartwarming,” but specifically refers to a story that moved you to tears Italian beauty interaction emotion
Recherché Rare, exotic, unusual; not understood or appreciated by many people. French beauty attribute
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Seijaku (静寂) Quiet (sei) tranquillity (jaku); silence, calm, serenity (especially in the midst of activity or chaos). Japanese awareness beauty
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Waldeinsamkeit The feeling of solitude in the woods German nature beauty
Luscofusco Time of nightfall, just with the last ray of Sun Galician physical beauty
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature 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
Mahj Looking beautiful after having a disease Tamil beauty change
Mitonner Cooking with passion German food love beauty
mångata The roadlike reflection of moonlight on water Swedish nature beauty
Komorebi (木漏れ日) Lit. wood is ‘leaking’ sunlight; dappled sunlight filtering through leaves. Japanese nature beauty
Punya “Merit,” “virtue”, “sacred", "good karma", among other things Sanskrit beauty
Yugen A profound, mysterious sense of the beauty of the universe…and the sad beauty of human suffering. Japanese beauty awareness philosophy
Serendipity The development of events by chance that result in a beneficial way Tamil event beauty life
Ubuntu A quality that includes the essential human virtues; compassion and humanity. Zulu beauty character awareness
Chandamama (చందమామ) Literally "uncle moon"; referring to the moon when admiring it Telugu nature beauty
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty



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