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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Weltschmerz A feeling of melancholy and world-weariness German reflection adverse feeling
Drachenfutter A gift to your significant other as a form of apology German love feeling
Duende The mysterious power of art to deeply move a person Spanish art feeling emotion
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
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Hiraeth A deep longing for home Welsh reflection 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
Oodal Overly exaggerated, fake anger that follows a lovers’ quarrel Tamil love event 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
Hygge A quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being. Danish life feeling
Iktsuarpok The feeling of anticipation that leads you to keep looking outside to see if anyone is coming. Inuktitut awareness persistence 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
Nostalgie de la boue A yearning for degradation, depravity, or other crude/base aspects of life, literally "a yearning for mud" French 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
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
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
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
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
Myötähäpeä Secondhand embarrassment Finnish adverse feeling
Shadenfreude Pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. German feeling adverse
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
Fingerspitzengefühl Literal: “finger tips feeling", but means an intuitive feel or to have one's finger on the pulse German feeling
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change



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