Eunoia

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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
Drachenfutter A gift to your significant other as a form of apology German love feeling
Fingerspitzengefühl Literal: “finger tips feeling", but means an intuitive feel or to have one's finger on the pulse German feeling
Arbejdsglæde Literally "work happiness"; the feeling of happiness provoked by a satisfying job Danish work happiness feeling
Ćeif A slow and silent enjoyment in someone or in something Bosnian positive feeling
Age-otori The bad feeling one gets after a terrible haircut Japanese adverse event feeling
Vellichor The strange wistfulness of used bookshops English feeling
Kinkartvyavimudh Helplessness due to being duty-bound Hindi feeling
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
Bixomets Shame on behalf of others Catalan feeling adverse
Dépayser Disorientation; not necessarily unpleasant (e.g., a pleasant sense of strangeness from being in a foreign country). French change 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
Tokimeku A sudden flutter in your heart, or that feeling of inspiration if you’re anticipating something Japanese feeling exciting
Sensizlik the state and the concept of being without you, not having you Turkish feeling love
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
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
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Forelsket The euphoria you feel when you're first falling in love. Norwegian love feeling change
Nostalgie de la boue A yearning for degradation, depravity, or other crude/base aspects of life, literally "a yearning for mud" French feeling
Töörõõm work fun': finding the simple joys in everyday tasks. Estonian work feeling
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
Kokoro A unity of mind and heart. Japanese awareness 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




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