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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Shalom (שָׁלוֹם) peace, harmony, wholeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquillity; used also as a greeting/parting salutation. Hebrew positive
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling positive
Carpe Diem Make the most of the present moment or opportunity. Lit. sieze the day. Latin positive
Lepos Charm, grace, wit, elegance, allure. Latin positive attribute
Salām (سلام) Peace, harmony, wholeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquillity; used also as a greeting/parting salutation. Arabic positive
Qì zhì (氣质) Quality of character, disposition, style, charm, attractiveness, magnetism. Chinese attribute positive
Mahalo Thankfulness, appreciation, and gratitude as a way of living Hawaiian positive
Yoroshiku onegai shimasu Favorably, please. Japanese positive
Strikhedonia The joy of being able to say "to hell with it" English positive
Naz The pride that comes from knowing that you are loved no matter what you do Urdu love strength positive
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Gigil The urge to pinch or squeeze something that is unbearably cute Tagalog physical positive funny
Glückspilz A lucky person ("lucky mushroom") German positive
Utepils The act of sitting outside on a sunny day enjoying a beer Norwegian event life positive
Rén (仁) Humanity, benevolence; the positive feeling enjoyed by a virtuous person through altruistic behaviour. Chinese positive
Beschaulich Quiet, pensive; living a simple life; pleasantly contemplative, unhurried in a fashion that inspires mental well-being. German positive
Njuta to deeply enjoy, to profoundly appreciate. Swedish 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
Enxebre Something pure and very authentic Galician positive attribute
Mysig To describe anything with an unexpectedly relaxing vibe Swedish positive
Ethanaavadhu "Can't put it any better" Tamil positive
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Bon vivant Someone who enjoys and appreciates the good life. French positive happiness
Halyava (Халява) Getting something without working for it Russian luck positive work

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