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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Vellichor The strange wistfulness of used bookshops English feeling
Voorpret That feeling of excitement you get even before an event actually takes place. Literally translates to “pre-fun.” Dutch happiness feeling exciting
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness feeling
Myötähäpeä Secondhand embarrassment Finnish adverse feeling
Morriña To miss something, especially your land, the place where you lived or were born. Galician feeling awareness reflection
Oodal Overly exaggerated, fake anger that follows a lovers’ quarrel Tamil love event feeling
Hiraeth A deep longing for home Welsh reflection 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
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
Nostalgie de la boue A yearning for degradation, depravity, or other crude/base aspects of life, literally "a yearning for mud" French feeling
Bixomets Shame on behalf of others Catalan feeling adverse
Weltschmerz A feeling of melancholy and world-weariness German reflection adverse feeling
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Tokimeki ときめき Excitement; Feeling of bliss or joy from a discrete experience Japanese emotion feeling happiness
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling positive
Vergüenza ajena Shame or embarrassment felt as a result of the actions of others Spanish 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
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
Shadenfreude Pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. German feeling adverse
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
Arbejdsglæde Literally "work happiness"; the feeling of happiness provoked by a satisfying job Danish work happiness feeling
Age-otori The bad feeling one gets after a terrible haircut Japanese adverse event feeling
Kuebiko A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence Japanese adverse feeling
Fingerspitzengefühl Literal: “finger tips feeling", but means an intuitive feel or to have one's finger on the pulse German feeling



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