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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty
Commuovere "Heartwarming,” but specifically refers to a story that moved you to tears Italian beauty interaction emotion
Thimru Used to describe sharp qualities or features Tamil attribute beauty
Mono no aware The bittersweetness of a brief and grading moment of transcendent beauty. Japanese beauty
Kintsukuroi To repair with gold. Understanding that a piece is more beautiful for having broken. Japanese beauty change
mångata The roadlike reflection of moonlight on water Swedish nature beauty
Mahj Looking beautiful after having a disease Tamil beauty change
Punya “Merit,” “virtue”, “sacred", "good karma", among other things Sanskrit beauty
Solkatt The glimmer that reflects the sunshine off a wristwatch Swedish physical beauty
Wabi-sabi Finding beauty within the imperfections of life and peacefully accepting the natural cycle of growth and decay. Japanese beauty awareness
Mitonner Cooking with passion French food love beauty
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty
Xiao xiao The whistling and pattering of rain or wind Chinese nature beauty sound
Eunoia A well-mind; beautiful thinking Greek beauty
Seijaku (静寂) Quiet (sei) tranquillity (jaku); silence, calm, serenity (especially in the midst of activity or chaos). Japanese awareness beauty
Komorebi (木漏れ日) Lit. wood is ‘leaking’ sunlight; dappled sunlight filtering through leaves. Japanese nature 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
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
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Livsnjutare Someone who loves life deeply Swedish love life beauty
Vozdukh (Воздух) "Air" but also "the stack of spirit". To breathe in is to "take the spirit inside". Russian beauty physical
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Aesthete Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature English art beauty



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