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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
La douleur exquise The pain that comes from wanting someone you can’t have French feeling awareness love
Nostalgie de la boue A yearning for degradation, depravity, or other crude/base aspects of life, literally "a yearning for mud" French feeling
Vellichor The strange wistfulness of used bookshops English 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
Iktsuarpok The feeling of anticipation that leads you to keep looking outside to see if anyone is coming. Inuktitut awareness persistence feeling
Kuebiko A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence Japanese adverse feeling
Kilig It is the sudden feeling of an inexplicable joy one gets when something romantic or idealistic occurs; butterflies. Tagalog feeling love connection
Yaqin (يقين) Certitude and freedom from doubt. Arabic feeling awareness
Morriña Nostalgia that you feel when you are far from home Galician feeling awareness life
Tokimeki ときめき Excitement; Feeling of bliss or joy from a discrete experience Japanese emotion feeling happiness
Abbiocco The feeling of falling asleep after lunch or dinner Italian food feeling
Dépayser Disorientation; not necessarily unpleasant (e.g., a pleasant sense of strangeness from being in a foreign country). French change feeling
Myötähäpeä Secondhand embarrassment Finnish adverse feeling
Duende The mysterious power of art to deeply move a person Spanish art feeling emotion
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
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
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
Vergüenza ajena Shame or embarrassment felt as a result of the actions of others Spanish adverse feeling
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
Age-otori The bad feeling one gets after a terrible haircut Japanese adverse event feeling
Morriña To miss something, especially your land, the place where you lived or were born. Galician feeling awareness reflection
Shadenfreude Pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. German feeling adverse
Yokomeshi Literal: "meal eaten sideways"; the stress caused by speaking a foreign language Japanese stress feeling awareness
Forelsket The euphoria you feel when you're first falling in love. Norwegian love feeling change



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