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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Hatsuyume The first dream one has in the new year; thought to be an omen Japanese feeling
Töörõõm work fun': finding the simple joys in everyday tasks. Estonian work feeling
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Abbiocco The feeling of falling asleep after lunch or dinner Italian food feeling
Kokoro A unity of mind and heart. Japanese awareness feeling
Morriña Nostalgia that you feel when you are far from home Galician feeling awareness life
Ćeif A slow and silent enjoyment in someone or in something Bosnian positive feeling
Sensizlik the state and the concept of being without you, not having you Turkish feeling love
Oodal Overly exaggerated, fake anger that follows a lovers’ quarrel Tamil love event feeling
Dépayser Disorientation; not necessarily unpleasant (e.g., a pleasant sense of strangeness from being in a foreign country). French change 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
Vergüenza ajena Shame or embarrassment felt as a result of the actions of others Spanish adverse feeling
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Kinkartvyavimudh Helplessness due to being duty-bound Hindi feeling
Yokomeshi Literal: "meal eaten sideways"; the stress caused by speaking a foreign language Japanese stress feeling awareness
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling positive
Age-otori The bad feeling one gets after a terrible haircut Japanese adverse 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
Nostalgie de la boue A yearning for degradation, depravity, or other crude/base aspects of life, literally "a yearning for mud" French feeling
Tokimeki ときめき Excitement; Feeling of bliss or joy from a discrete experience Japanese emotion feeling happiness
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Greng-jai The feeling of not wanting to impose Thai feeling society
Kilig It is the sudden feeling of an inexplicable joy one gets when something romantic or idealistic occurs; butterflies. Tagalog feeling love connection
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

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