Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Cierrabares "Bar-closer". A person who usually leave the party on last place. Spanish friends social
Saper vivere The ability to handle people and situations with charm, diplomacy and verve; cf. savior faire (French). Italian friends attribute
Wegbier A beer you're having on your way somewhere (i.e. a party) German friends event food
Parea A group of friends who regularly gather together to share their experiences about life, their philosophies, values and ideas. Greek friends philosophical
Philia "highest form of love"; deep love between friends, brotherly love Greek love friends
sobremesa After-dinner conversation Spanish food friends
Schnapsleiche So who passed out drunk ("liquor corpse") German adverse event friends
Anecdoche A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening. English friends life
Adronitis Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone English friends connection
Retrouvailles Lit. 'rediscovery'; a reunion (e.g., with loved ones after a long time apart). French friends family
Friolero Someone that is very sensitive to cold. That friend that always feel cold. Spanish attribute friends
Pochemuchka A person who asks a lot of questions Russian friends attribute habits
Guān xì (關係) Cultivating relationships; reciprocal connections; networking; social karma. Chinese society friends
Raspafiestas An adjective to describe a person who doesn't go until the party is over. Spanish habits attribute friends
Kusukusu The suppressed giggling and tittering of a group of women Japanese sound friends funny
Filotimo A friend of honour, but it also implies dignity, pride, sacrifice and respect Greek character friends
On-nomi The practice of getting together with friends on the internet and having a drink together Japanese friends
Mauerbauertraurigkeit The unexplicable urge to push people away, even close friends who really like you. German friends habits
Gezelligheid Coziness, fun, the general togetherness that gives people a warm feeling. Dutch friends society positive
Mencolek The trick when you tap someone lightly on the opposite shoulder from behind to fool them Indonesian funny friends action
Zechpreller Someone who leaves without paying the bill. German adverse event friends
L'esprit de l'escalier Thinking of the perfect reply after the conversation is over. French friends interaction
Fika Coffee and cake break with friends or colleagues Swedish food friends
Presenzialismo Someone who’s preoccupation is to make appearances at social events; the tendency to be present at every social event in order to get noticed. Italian community friends
Frostbeule Someone that is very sensitive to cold. That friend that always feels cold. ("frost bite") German attribute friends




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