Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Commuovere "Heartwarming,” but specifically refers to a story that moved you to tears Italian beauty interaction emotion
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
Livsnjutare Someone who loves life deeply Swedish love life beauty
Ubuntu A quality that includes the essential human virtues; compassion and humanity. Zulu beauty character awareness
Mitonner Cooking with passion German food love beauty
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Eunoia A well-mind; beautiful thinking Greek beauty
Punya “Merit,” “virtue”, “sacred", "good karma", among other things Sanskrit beauty
Seijaku (静寂) Quiet (sei) tranquillity (jaku); silence, calm, serenity (especially in the midst of activity or chaos). Japanese awareness beauty
mångata The roadlike reflection of moonlight on water Swedish nature beauty
Thimru Used to describe sharp qualities or features Tamil attribute beauty
Xiao xiao The whistling and pattering of rain or wind Chinese nature beauty sound
Luscofusco Time of nightfall, just with the last ray of Sun Galician physical beauty
Yugen A profound, mysterious sense of the beauty of the universe…and the sad beauty of human suffering. Japanese beauty awareness philosophy
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
Mahj Looking beautiful after having a disease Tamil beauty change
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Recherché Rare, exotic, unusual; not understood or appreciated by many people. French beauty attribute
Aesthete Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature English art beauty
Mono no aware The bittersweetness of a brief and grading moment of transcendent beauty. Japanese beauty
tuḷir (துளிர்) Technically "a baby leaf", but it specifcally means a freshness tenderness, delicateness Tamil attribute beauty
Kintsukuroi To repair with gold. Understanding that a piece is more beautiful for having broken. Japanese beauty change
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
Komorebi (木漏れ日) Lit. wood is ‘leaking’ sunlight; dappled sunlight filtering through leaves. Japanese nature beauty



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