Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Cynefin A place where a person or an animal feels it ought to live and belong; it is where nature around you feels right and welcoming Welsh nature feeling
Kuebiko A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence Japanese adverse feeling
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
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
Yokomeshi Literal: "meal eaten sideways"; the stress caused by speaking a foreign language Japanese stress feeling awareness
Myötähäpeä Secondhand embarrassment Finnish adverse feeling
Tatemae & Honne The contrast between a person's feelings and desires (honne) versus the behavior and opinions one displays in public (tatemae) Japanese feeling reflection character
Morriña Nostalgia that you feel when you are far from home Galician feeling awareness life
Sankocha The feeling of embarrassment due to receiving an inordinate or extravagent gift/favor, making you feel as though you need to return a favor that you can't Kannada feeling
Yaqin (يقين) Certitude and freedom from doubt. Arabic feeling awareness
Iktsuarpok The feeling of anticipation that leads you to keep looking outside to see if anyone is coming. Inuktitut awareness persistence feeling
Morriña To miss something, especially your land, the place where you lived or were born. Galician feeling awareness reflection
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Drachenfutter A gift to your significant other as a form of apology German love feeling
Greng-jai The feeling of not wanting to impose Thai feeling society
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Voorpret That feeling of excitement you get even before an event actually takes place. Literally translates to “pre-fun.” Dutch happiness feeling exciting
Obhimaan (অভিমান ) Anger, or something close to it, at being upset with a loved one. Abhiman is not anger or sorrow. It is a temporary expression of a feeling about a loved one that he or she is supposed to address. Bengali adverse feeling
Age-otori The bad feeling one gets after a terrible haircut Japanese adverse event feeling
Innerer Schweinehund Literal: 'Inner pig dog'; the lazy voice in your head. It symbolizes the part of you that doesn’t want to go jogging, that prefers staying at home with chocolate and pizza and is just generally lazy. German feeling life health
Abbiocco The feeling of falling asleep after lunch or dinner Italian food feeling
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
Hiraeth A deep longing for home Welsh reflection feeling



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