Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
कौतुक (Kautuk) What is required is steady, constructive effort, not lightning speed and empty show Marathi philosophy persistence
Iktsuarpok The feeling of anticipation that leads you to keep looking outside to see if anyone is coming. Inuktitut awareness persistence feeling
Han Sorrow, regret, grief, resentment, "a dull ache of the soul", yet passive and not revenge seeking; waiting for the injustice to be righted Korean society persistence adverse
Nuchshlepper Someone who follows another person; a hanger-on Yiddish awareness adverse persistence
Fensterln To visit a girl who you fancy either by coming to her window or climbing through it to see her German love action persistence
Dhurna Extorting payment from someone by sitting at their front door and staying there until you get paid Hindi action persistence
Aeipathy A continued passion; an unyielding disease English persistence
Cavoli riscaldati Literally "reheated cabbage"; When you attempt to start up a failed relationship or love affair Italian love event persistence
Sabhsaí Someone who works outside no matter how bad the weather is Irish work persistence
Viitsima To overcome laziness as the last or only obstacle to do something. Estonian persistence strength
Amaeru To seek affection through doing things like clinging or pleading Japanese persistence
Mambo Someone that still lives with their mother Swedish family persistence society




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