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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Arbejdsglæde Litearlly "work happiness"; the feeling of happiness provoked by a satisfying job Danish work happiness feeling
Querencia A place from which one's strength is drawn, where one feels at home, the place where you are your most authentic self Spanish strength happiness character
Levensgenieter Someone who loves life deeply; is devoted Dutch life happiness positive
Kairosclerosis A moment in which you realize that you're happy but simultaneously destroy that happiness by overthinking it English happiness refelction change
Nehrotit to Literal: “Not to make X into a sharp point"; a choice not to stress about something Czech stress happiness
Bon vivant Someone who enjoys and appreciates the good life. French positive happiness
Voorpret That feeling of excitement you get even before an event actually takes place. Literally translates to “pre-fun.” Dutch happiness feeling exciting
Firgun (פירגון) Ungrudging and overt (expressed) pride and happiness at other's successes. Hebrew happiness
Schwärmerei Excessive or extreme enthusiasm or sentimentality. German happiness
Vorfreude The joyful, intense anticipation that comes from imagining future pleasures German time awareness happiness
Mysa Can mean "cosying up" or "to snuggle", but in braoder sense, it means to "have a nice and relaxed time" Swedish happiness time
Taraadin A happy solution for everyone Arabic happiness society
Fargin To wholeheartedly appreciate the success of others Yiddish empathy happiness connection
Mudita The pleasure that comes from delighting in other people's well-being or happiness Sanskrit happiness positive empathy
Ikigai A reason for being; the thing that gets you up in the morning. Japanese growth happiness
Chaval al hazman (חבל אל הזמן) Literally "shame on time"; referring to an amazing experience that you don't want to end Yiddish beauty happiness time
Eudaimonia The contented happy state you feel when you travel Greek travel explore happiness
Sophrosyne A healthy state of mind, characterized by self-control, moderation, and a deep awareness of one's true self, and resulting in one's true happiness. Greek awareness happiness reflection
Charmolypi "Joy-making sorrow". A mixed feeling of happiness while being sad. Greek happiness adverse philosophy
Fahrvergnügen The love of simply driving German adventure happiness



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