Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
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
Tokimeki ときめき Excitement; Feeling of bliss or joy from a discrete experience Japanese emotion feeling happiness
Duende The mysterious power of art to deeply move a person Spanish art feeling emotion
Vergüenza ajena Shame or embarrassment felt as a result of the actions of others Spanish adverse feeling
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Forelsket The euphoria you feel when you're first falling in love. Norwegian love feeling change
La douleur exquise The pain that comes from wanting someone you can’t have French feeling awareness love
Cynefin A place where a person or an animal feels it ought to live and belong; it is where nature around you feels right and welcoming Welsh nature feeling
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling positive
Yaqin (يقين) Certitude and freedom from doubt. Arabic feeling awareness
Vellichor The strange wistfulness of used bookshops English feeling
Kilig It is the sudden feeling of an inexplicable joy one gets when something romantic or idealistic occurs; butterflies. Tagalog feeling love connection
Greng-jai The feeling of not wanting to impose Thai feeling society
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
Tatemae & Honne The contrast between a person's feelings and desires (honne) versus the behavior and opinions one displays in public (tatemae) Japanese feeling reflection character
Myötähäpeä Secondhand embarrassment Finnish 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
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
Weltschmerz A feeling of melancholy and world-weariness German reflection adverse feeling
Hiraeth A deep longing for home Welsh reflection feeling




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