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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Mechaye Joy, pleasure; something that gives great joy/pleasure. Yiddish positive
Qì zhì (氣质) Quality of character, disposition, style, charm, attractiveness, magnetism. Chinese attribute positive
Rén (仁) Humanity, benevolence; the positive feeling enjoyed by a virtuous person through altruistic behaviour. Chinese positive
Anima Soul; spirit; breath; mind Latin positive awareness
Levensgenieter Someone who loves life deeply; is devoted Dutch life happiness positive
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Njuta to deeply enjoy, to profoundly appreciate. Swedish positive
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling positive
Janteloven Jante’s law; a set of social codes or norms that emphasize the importance of collective success rather than individual Norwegian society positive interaction
Naz The pride that comes from knowing that you are loved no matter what you do Urdu love strength positive
Utepils The act of sitting outside on a sunny day enjoying a beer Norwegian event life positive
Bon vivant Someone who enjoys and appreciates the good life. French positive happiness
Strikhedonia The joy of being able to say "to hell with it" English positive
Bilita Mpash Opposite of a nightmare Bantu positive event
Tîeow (เที่ยว) To wander or roam around in a carefree way. Thai travel positive change
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Mysig To describe anything with an unexpectedly relaxing vibe Swedish positive
Mudita The pleasure that comes from delighting in other people's well-being or happiness Sanskrit happiness positive empathy
Seny Common sense, is a form of ancestral Catalan wisdom or sensibleness. It involves well-pondered perception of situations, level-headedness, awareness, integrity, and right action Catalan positive character
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Lepos Charm, grace, wit, elegance, allure. Latin positive attribute
Insouciant Free from worry, concern, or anxiety English positive
Gezelligheid Coziness, fun, the general togetherness that gives people a warm feeling. Dutch friends society positive
Halyava (Халява) Getting something without working for it Russian luck positive work
Ethanaavadhu "Can't put it any better" Tamil positive

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