Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling positive
Shadenfreude Pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. German feeling adverse
Arbejdsglæde Literally "work happiness"; the feeling of happiness provoked by a satisfying job Danish work happiness feeling
Yaqin (يقين) Certitude and freedom from doubt. Arabic feeling awareness
Oodal Overly exaggerated, fake anger that follows a lovers’ quarrel Tamil love event feeling
Myötähäpeä Secondhand embarrassment Finnish adverse feeling
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
Drachenfutter A gift to your significant other as a form of apology German love feeling
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
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
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
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
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Iktsuarpok The feeling of anticipation that leads you to keep looking outside to see if anyone is coming. Inuktitut awareness persistence feeling
Hiraeth A deep longing for home Welsh reflection 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
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
Weltschmerz A feeling of melancholy and world-weariness German reflection adverse feeling
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Morriña To miss something, especially your land, the place where you lived or were born. Galician feeling awareness reflection
Voorpret That feeling of excitement you get even before an event actually takes place. Literally translates to “pre-fun.” Dutch happiness feeling exciting
Forelsket The euphoria you feel when you're first falling in love. Norwegian love feeling change
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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