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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Levensgenieter Someone who loves life deeply; is devoted Dutch life happiness 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
Utepils The act of sitting outside on a sunny day enjoying a beer Norwegian event life positive
Acoy Something that is either very positive or negative Indonesian positive measurement
Gezelligheid Coziness, fun, the general togetherness that gives people a warm feeling. Dutch friends society positive
Mysig To describe anything with an unexpectedly relaxing vibe Swedish positive
Rén (仁) Humanity, benevolence; the positive feeling enjoyed by a virtuous person through altruistic behaviour. Chinese positive
Mudita The pleasure that comes from delighting in other people's well-being or happiness Sanskrit happiness positive empathy
Mahalo Thankfulness, appreciation, and gratitude as a way of living Hawaiian positive
Strikhedonia The joy of being able to say "to hell with it" English positive
Gigil The urge to pinch or squeeze something that is unbearably cute Tagalog physical positive funny
Mechaye Joy, pleasure; something that gives great joy/pleasure. Yiddish positive
Merak A feeling of bliss and the sense of oneness with the universe that comes from the simplest of pleasures. It is the pursuit of small, daily pleasures that all add up to a great sense of happiness and fulfillment. Serbian positive growth
Tîeow (เที่ยว) To wander or roam around in a carefree way. Thai travel positive change
Yoroshiku onegai shimasu Favorably, please. Japanese positive
Shalom (שָׁלוֹם) peace, harmony, wholeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquillity; used also as a greeting/parting salutation. Hebrew positive
Carpe Diem Make the most of the present moment or opportunity. Lit. sieze the day. Latin positive
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Bilita Mpash Opposite of a nightmare Bantu positive event
Rè nào (熱鬧) Not only fun and lively, but also has a special vibe that makes everyone want to be there. Chinese positive music
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
Qì zhì (氣质) Quality of character, disposition, style, charm, attractiveness, magnetism. Chinese attribute positive
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Ethanaavadhu "Can't put it any better" Tamil positive

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