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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
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
Hygge A quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being. Danish life feeling
Oodal Overly exaggerated, fake anger that follows a lovers’ quarrel Tamil love event feeling
Voorpret That feeling of excitement you get even before an event actually takes place. Literally translates to “pre-fun.” Dutch happiness feeling exciting
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling positive
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
Weltschmerz A feeling of melancholy and world-weariness German reflection 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
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
Dépayser Disorientation; not necessarily unpleasant (e.g., a pleasant sense of strangeness from being in a foreign country). French change feeling
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Shadenfreude Pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. German feeling adverse
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
Myötähäpeä Secondhand embarrassment Finnish adverse feeling
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English 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
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Morriña Nostalgia that you feel when you are far from home Galician feeling awareness life
Vellichor The strange wistfulness of used bookshops English 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
Kuebiko A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence Japanese adverse feeling
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness feeling



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