Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Eunoia A well-mind; beautiful thinking Greek beauty
Aesthete Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature English art beauty
Vozdukh (Воздух) "Air" but also "the stack of spirit". To breathe in is to "take the spirit inside". Russian beauty physical
Eesome Pleasing to the eye English beauty
Seijaku (静寂) Quiet (sei) tranquillity (jaku); silence, calm, serenity (especially in the midst of activity or chaos). Japanese awareness beauty
Serendipity The development of events by chance that result in a beneficial way Tamil event beauty life
Uitwaaien To take a refreshing break outdoors in windy weather Dutch nature life beauty
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Recherché Rare, exotic, unusual; not understood or appreciated by many people. French beauty attribute
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty
Mahj Looking beautiful after having a disease Tamil beauty change
Waldeinsamkeit The feeling of solitude in the woods German nature beauty
Gökotta To rise at dawn in order to go out and listen to the birds sing Swedish nature beauty
Yugen A profound, mysterious sense of the beauty of the universe…and the sad beauty of human suffering. Japanese beauty awareness philosophy
Solkatt The glimmer that reflects the sunshine off a wristwatch Swedish physical beauty
Komorebi (木漏れ日) Lit. wood is ‘leaking’ sunlight; dappled sunlight filtering through leaves. Japanese 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
Punya “Merit,” “virtue”, “sacred", "good karma", among other things Sanskrit beauty
tuḷir (துளிர்) Technically "a baby leaf", but it specifcally means a freshness tenderness, delicateness Tamil attribute beauty
Chandamama (చందమామ) Literally "uncle moon"; referring to the moon when admiring it Telugu nature beauty
Commuovere "Heartwarming,” but specifically refers to a story that moved you to tears Italian beauty interaction emotion
Mono no aware The bittersweetness of a brief and grading moment of transcendent beauty. Japanese beauty
Luscofusco Time of nightfall, just with the last ray of Sun Galician physical beauty
Mitonner Cooking with passion French food love beauty




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