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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Oodal Overly exaggerated, fake anger that follows a lovers’ quarrel Tamil love event 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
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness 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
Kuebiko A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence Japanese adverse feeling
Yokomeshi Literal: "meal eaten sideways"; the stress caused by speaking a foreign language Japanese stress feeling awareness
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling positive
Arbejdsglæde Literally "work happiness"; the feeling of happiness provoked by a satisfying job Danish work happiness feeling
Duende The mysterious power of art to deeply move a person Spanish art feeling emotion
Hygge A quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being. Danish life feeling
Bixomets Shame on behalf of others Catalan feeling adverse
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
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive 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
La douleur exquise The pain that comes from wanting someone you can’t have French feeling awareness love
Tokimeki ときめき Excitement; Feeling of bliss or joy from a discrete experience Japanese emotion feeling happiness
Kilig It is the sudden feeling of an inexplicable joy one gets when something romantic or idealistic occurs; butterflies. Tagalog feeling love connection
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
Shadenfreude Pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. German feeling adverse
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
Yaqin (يقين) Certitude and freedom from doubt. Arabic feeling awareness
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
Dépayser Disorientation; not necessarily unpleasant (e.g., a pleasant sense of strangeness from being in a foreign country). French change feeling
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse



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