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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
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
Njuta to deeply enjoy, to profoundly appreciate. Swedish positive
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
Noniná Triple negation. Means yes, with emphasis. Spanish attribute measurement positive
Bilita Mpash Opposite of a nightmare Bantu positive event
Ḥôjônsô (һөйөнсө) Good news for which a reward is given Bashkir positive event
Bon vivant Someone who enjoys and appreciates the good life. French positive happiness
Shalom (שָׁלוֹם) peace, harmony, wholeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquillity; used also as a greeting/parting salutation. Hebrew positive
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
Strikhedonia The joy of being able to say "to hell with it" English positive
Anima Soul; spirit; breath; mind Latin positive awareness
Mysig To describe anything with an unexpectedly relaxing vibe 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
Gezelligheid Coziness, fun, the general togetherness that gives people a warm feeling. Dutch friends society positive
Beschaulich Quiet, pensive; living a simple life; pleasantly contemplative, unhurried in a fashion that inspires mental well-being. German positive
Enxebre Something pure and very authentic Galician positive attribute
Halyava (Халява) Getting something without working for it Russian luck positive work
Rén (仁) Humanity, benevolence; the positive feeling enjoyed by a virtuous person through altruistic behaviour. Chinese positive
Levensgenieter Someone who loves life deeply; is devoted Dutch life happiness positive
Naz The pride that comes from knowing that you are loved no matter what you do Urdu love strength positive
Mahalo Thankfulness, appreciation, and gratitude as a way of living Hawaiian positive
Mudita The pleasure that comes from delighting in other people's well-being or happiness Sanskrit happiness positive empathy
Gigil The urge to pinch or squeeze something that is unbearably cute Tagalog physical positive funny

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