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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
Abbiocco The feeling of falling asleep after lunch or dinner Italian food feeling
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Weltschmerz A feeling of melancholy and world-weariness German reflection adverse feeling
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling positive
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
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
Greng-jai The feeling of not wanting to impose Thai feeling society
Vergüenza ajena Shame or embarrassment felt as a result of the actions of others Spanish adverse feeling
Morriña To miss something, especially your land, the place where you lived or were born. Galician feeling awareness reflection
Myötähäpeä Secondhand embarrassment Finnish adverse feeling
Shadenfreude Pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. German feeling adverse
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
Kuebiko A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence Japanese adverse feeling
Age-otori The bad feeling one gets after a terrible haircut Japanese adverse event 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
Arbejdsglæde Litearlly "work happiness"; the feeling of happiness provoked by a satisfying job Danish work happiness feeling
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English 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
Morriña Nostalgia that you feel when you are far from home Galician feeling awareness life
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Bixomets Shame on behalf of others Catalan feeling adverse
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness feeling

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