Eunoia

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Schilderwald Jungle of traffic signs; a street so crowded with signs that you become lost German stress confusion
Akihi The forgetfulness felt immediately after being given directions Hawaiian stress confusion travel
Erklärungsnot The state of having to quickly explain yourself German action stress
Extrawurst Someone who is slowing things down by being fussy, making everything more complicated than necessary German stress adverse action
Se défouler Let off steam to release or get rid of excess energy French energy stress
Kaapshljmurslis The feeling of being cramped on public transportation Latvian stress physical
O ka la nokonoko A day spent in nervous anticipation of a coughing spell Hawaiian thinking health stress
Lebensmüde Weary of life German adverse life stress
Nehrotit to Literal: “Not to make X into a sharp point"; a choice not to stress about something Czech stress happiness
Nadryv (Надрыв) Literally means "to tear or break", but can also mean the inner tension of someone who is about to break Russian stress emotion
Fisselig Being flustered to the point of incompetence German stress
Nakakapag pabagabag Something that brings about excessive anxiety or restlessness for a period of time; something that is making you nervous Tagalog stress feeling awareness
Yokomeshi Literal: "meal eaten sideways"; the stress caused by speaking a foreign language Japanese stress feeling awareness
Aduantas Describes the angst that comes with being in an unfamiliar place and among unfamiliar people Irish stress change
Fuchsteufelswütend Literal: 'Fox devil angry'; steaming with rage German adverse stress emotion
Házisárkány Literally "indoor dragon"; a nagging restless spouse Hungarian family stress adverse




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