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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Eunoirophrenia The peace of mind that comes with having pleasant dreams. Greek feeling 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
Gezelligheid Coziness, fun, the general togetherness that gives people a warm feeling. Dutch friends society positive
Tîeow (เที่ยว) To wander or roam around in a carefree way. Thai travel positive change
Mysig To describe anything with an unexpectedly relaxing vibe Swedish positive
Anima Soul; spirit; breath; mind Latin positive awareness
Acoy Something that is either very positive or negative Indonesian positive measurement
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
Mahalo Thankfulness, appreciation, and gratitude as a way of living Hawaiian positive
Glückspilz A lucky person ("lucky mushroom") German positive
Bilita Mpash Opposite of a nightmare Bantu positive event
Carpe Diem Make the most of the present moment or opportunity. Lit. sieze the day. Latin 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
Bon vivant Someone who enjoys and appreciates the good life. French positive happiness
Ômä (өмә) Collective helping Bashkir society positive
Gezellig A warm feeling of cozyness, but also have good times with friends af a party. Dutch feeling positive
Enxebre Something pure and very authentic Galician positive attribute
Qì zhì (氣质) Quality of character, disposition, style, charm, attractiveness, magnetism. Chinese attribute positive
Shalom (שָׁלוֹם) peace, harmony, wholeness, prosperity, welfare and tranquillity; used also as a greeting/parting salutation. Hebrew positive
Yoroshiku onegai shimasu Favorably, please. Japanese positive
Halyava (Халява) Getting something without working for it Russian luck positive work
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
Ethanaavadhu "Can't put it any better" Tamil positive

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