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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Te quiero Similar to "I love you" in a lower level, something that you say to someone and maybe someday it will be "love". For example, It's used with close co workers or in the classroom. Spanish feeling
Greng-jai The feeling of not wanting to impose Thai feeling society
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Yaqin (يقين) Certitude and freedom from doubt. Arabic feeling awareness
Fingerspitzengefühl Literal: “finger tips feeling", but means an intuitive feel or to have one's finger on the pulse German feeling
Voorpret That feeling of excitement you get even before an event actually takes place. Literally translates to “pre-fun.” Dutch happiness feeling exciting
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Drachenfutter A gift to your significant other as a form of apology German love feeling
Kuebiko A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence Japanese adverse feeling
Age-otori The bad feeling one gets after a terrible haircut Japanese adverse event feeling
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness feeling
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Nostalgie de la boue A yearning for degradation, depravity, or other crude/base aspects of life, literally "a yearning for mud" French feeling
Morriña To miss something, especially your land, the place where you lived or were born. Galician feeling awareness reflection
Oodal Overly exaggerated, fake anger that follows a lovers’ quarrel Tamil love event feeling
Weltschmerz A feeling of melancholy and world-weariness German reflection adverse feeling
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Arbejdsglæde Literally "work happiness"; the feeling of happiness provoked by a satisfying job Danish work happiness feeling
Dépayser Disorientation; not necessarily unpleasant (e.g., a pleasant sense of strangeness from being in a foreign country). French change feeling
Tokimeki ときめき Excitement; Feeling of bliss or joy from a discrete experience Japanese emotion feeling happiness
Nakakapag pabagabag Something that brings about excessive anxiety or restlessness for a period of time; something that is making you nervous Tagalog stress feeling awareness
Hiraeth A deep longing for home Welsh reflection feeling
Mamihlapinatapai A look shared by two people, each wishing that the other would initiate something that they both desire but which neither wants to begin Yaghan love feeling
Morriña Nostalgia that you feel when you are far from home Galician feeling awareness life



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