Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Vagary An unpredictable instance, a wandering journey, a whimsical, wild, or unusual idea, desire, or action English change
Geis Taboo, prohibition; injunction; something you do (or don’t do), upon which your life depends, or which defines your life. Irish change fate
Dépayser Disorientation; not necessarily unpleasant (e.g., a pleasant sense of strangeness from being in a foreign country). French change feeling
Mahj Looking beautiful after having a disease Tamil beauty change
Schnapsidee An idea you have when you're drunk and will probably not considered anymore once you're sober German thinking change
Être dépaysé To be in an environment you're not used to French change society awareness
Kintsukuroi To repair with gold. Understanding that a piece is more beautiful for having broken. Japanese beauty change
Aduantas Describes the angst that comes with being in an unfamiliar place and among unfamiliar people Irish stress change
Baadastoor Unaltered, or unchanged, for something that is habitual Urdu change habits
Kucir A tuft of hair left to grow on top of an otherwise bald head Indonesian physical change
Kenopsia The eerie, forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet. English change time
Sud’ba (судьба). Fate, destiny, fortune Russian fate change life
Tîeow (เที่ยว) To wander or roam around in a carefree way. Thai travel positive change
Formacja A state of mind and its own culture of a generation Polish society change
Razbliuto The feeling for someone you used to love but no longer do Russian love change awareness
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Metanoia The journey of changing ones mind, heart, self, or way of life English growth change
Kairosclerosis A moment in which you realize that you're happy but simultaneously destroy that happiness by overthinking it English happiness refelction change
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
Empalagoso Too sweet. Adjective to say you ate something so sweet that you got sick of it. Spanish food adverse change
Forelsket The euphoria you feel when you're first falling in love. Norwegian love feeling change



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