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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
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
Mechaye Joy, pleasure; something that gives great joy/pleasure. Yiddish positive
Insouciant Free from worry, concern, or anxiety English positive
Shalom (שָׁלוֹם) peace, harmony, wholeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquillity; used also as a greeting/parting salutation. Hebrew positive
Salām (سلام) Peace, harmony, wholeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquillity; used also as a greeting/parting salutation. Arabic positive
Strikhedonia The joy of being able to say "to hell with it" English positive
Carpe Diem Make the most of the present moment or opportunity. Lit. sieze the day. Latin positive
Yoroshiku onegai shimasu Favorably, please. Japanese positive
Bilita Mpash Opposite of a nightmare Bantu positive event
Lekker Literal translation "tasty", but can be used to describe anything that has one's hearty approval Afrikaans positive attribute
Noniná Triple negation. Means yes, with emphasis. Spanish attribute measurement positive
Naz The pride that comes from knowing that you are loved no matter what you do Urdu love strength positive
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Beschaulich Quiet, pensive; living a simple life; pleasantly contemplative, unhurried in a fashion that inspires mental well-being. German positive
Mahalo Thankfulness, appreciation, and gratitude as a way of living Hawaiian positive
Njuta to deeply enjoy, to profoundly appreciate. Swedish positive
Mudita The pleasure that comes from delighting in other people's well-being or happiness Sanskrit happiness positive empathy
Mysig To describe anything with an unexpectedly relaxing vibe Swedish positive
Ḥôjônsô (һөйөнсө) Good news for which a reward is given Bashkir positive event
Enxebre Something pure and very authentic Galician positive attribute
Bon vivant Someone who enjoys and appreciates the good life. French positive happiness
Levensgenieter Someone who loves life deeply; is devoted Dutch life happiness positive
Goesting Looking forward to, can't wait, have an appetite for Dutch positive feeling
Tîeow (เที่ยว) To wander or roam around in a carefree way. Thai travel positive change
Acoy Something that is either very positive or negative Indonesian positive measurement

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