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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Gezelligheid Coziness, fun, the general togetherness that gives people a warm feeling. Dutch friends society positive
Shalom (שָׁלוֹם) peace, harmony, wholeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquillity; used also as a greeting/parting salutation. Hebrew positive
Ômä (өмә) Collective helping Bashkir society positive
Mahalo Thankfulness, appreciation, and gratitude as a way of living Hawaiian positive
Acoy Something that is either very positive or negative Indonesian positive measurement
Tîeow (เที่ยว) To wander or roam around in a carefree way. Thai travel positive change
Noniná Triple negation. Means yes, with emphasis. Spanish attribute measurement positive
Njuta to deeply enjoy, to profoundly appreciate. Swedish positive
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling positive
Qì zhì (氣质) Quality of character, disposition, style, charm, attractiveness, magnetism. Chinese attribute positive
Bilita Mpash Opposite of a nightmare Bantu positive event
Gigil The urge to pinch or squeeze something that is unbearably cute Tagalog physical positive funny
Ethanaavadhu "Can't put it any better" Tamil positive
Mysig To describe anything with an unexpectedly relaxing vibe Swedish positive
Mechaye Joy, pleasure; something that gives great joy/pleasure. Yiddish positive
Lekker Literal translation "tasty", but can be used to describe anything that has one's hearty approval Afrikaans positive attribute
Yoroshiku onegai shimasu Favorably, please. Japanese positive
Insouciant Free from worry, concern, or anxiety English positive
Mudita The pleasure that comes from delighting in other people's well-being or happiness Sanskrit happiness positive empathy
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
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
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
Lepos Charm, grace, wit, elegance, allure. Latin positive attribute
Rén (仁) Humanity, benevolence; the positive feeling enjoyed by a virtuous person through altruistic behaviour. Chinese positive
Glückspilz A lucky person ("lucky mushroom") German positive

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