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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Hygge A quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being. Danish life feeling
Weltschmerz A feeling of melancholy and world-weariness German reflection 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
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling positive
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
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
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness feeling
Morriña Nostalgia that you feel when you are far from home Galician feeling awareness life
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
Fingerspitzengefühl Literal: “finger tips feeling", but means an intuitive feel or to have one's finger on the pulse German feeling
Morriña To miss something, especially your land, the place where you lived or were born. Galician feeling awareness reflection
Hiraeth A deep longing for home Welsh reflection feeling
Age-otori The bad feeling one gets after a terrible haircut Japanese adverse event feeling
Myötähäpeä Secondhand embarrassment Finnish adverse feeling
Yokomeshi Literal: "meal eaten sideways"; the stress caused by speaking a foreign language Japanese stress feeling awareness
Oodal Overly exaggerated, fake anger that follows a lovers’ quarrel Tamil love event feeling
Yaqin (يقين) Certitude and freedom from doubt. Arabic feeling awareness
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
La douleur exquise The pain that comes from wanting someone you can’t have French feeling awareness love
Dépayser Disorientation; not necessarily unpleasant (e.g., a pleasant sense of strangeness from being in a foreign country). French change feeling
Abbiocco The feeling of falling asleep after lunch or dinner Italian food feeling
Vergüenza ajena Shame or embarrassment felt as a result of the actions of others Spanish adverse feeling



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