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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Nito-onna A woman so dedicated to her career that she has no time to iron blouses, so dresses only in knitted tops. Japanese society work
Être dépaysé To be in an environment you're not used to French change society awareness
Greng-jai The feeling of not wanting to impose Thai feeling society
Gezelligheid Coziness, fun, the general togetherness that gives people a warm feeling. Dutch friends society positive
Hikikomori When a young person who is obsessed with TV, video games, and the internet, withdraws from society Japanese habits society
Sortable adj. Someone you can take out without fear of being embarrassed, usually used to refer to friends or family members. e.g. "Elle n'est pas sortable." French friends interaction society
inssa Short word of insider = trendy people who catch up with the trends Korean society
Occhiolism The awareness of the smallness of your perspective English awareness life society
Fika Drinking coffee along with eating something sweet Swedish food society
Khaste Nabashid (خسته نباشید) "I hope that you are not tired" Persian society work
Opia the ambiguous intensity of eye-contact which can feel simultaneously invasive and vulnerable. English society awareness
Philoxenia (Φιλοξενία) Love of strangers, guests; a hospitable act of welcome. Greek society
Schadenfreude To be happy when things go wrong for someone else German adverse society
Crapoter verb. To not take not take a lungful of a cigarette. French health action society
Hikikomori Reclusive adolescents or adults who withdraw from social life, often seeking extreme degrees of isolation and confinement Japanese society
Talkoot a collectively pursued/undertaken task; voluntary community work. Finnish event society
Avspasere To take a day (or more) off from work (e.g., because one has previously worked overtime and has built up credit). Norwegian society time
Monachopsis The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place English awareness society
Fremdschämen To be embarrassed by something somebody else did German society thinking adverse
Guān xì (關係) Cultivating relationships; reciprocal connections; networking; social karma. Chinese society friends