Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Orphic Mysterious and entertaining; beyond ordinary understanding English reflection
Abquatulate To leave without saying goodbye English action
Moriturism The sudden reminder that you will one day no longer occupy this earth English awareness philosophy life
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Autophile A person that loves solitude, being alone English character attribute
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Metanoia The journey of changing ones mind, heart, self, or way of life English growth change
Selcouth Rare, strange, marvellous, wondrous. English attribute
Redamancy The act of loving the one who loves you; a returned love in full English love emotion
Ellipsism A sadness that you'll never be able to know how history will turn out English adverse thinking time
Kafkaesque Having bizarre of illogical quality English attribute
Occhiolism The awareness of the smallness of your perspective English awareness life society
Nodus tollens The realization that the plot of your life doesn't make sense to you anymore. English philosophy awareness life
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty
Aesthete Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature English art beauty
Sphallolalia Flirtatious talk that leads nowhere. English love life
Anecdoche A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening. English friends life
Vagary An unpredictable instance, a wandering journey, a whimsical, wild, or unusual idea, desire, or action English change
Opia the ambiguous intensity of eye-contact which can feel simultaneously invasive and vulnerable. English society awareness
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness feeling
Aeipathy A continued passion; an unyielding disease English persistence
Monachopsis The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place English awareness society
Vellichor The strange wistfulness of used bookshops English feeling
Eesome Pleasing to the eye English beauty
Wintercearig Literally "winter sorrow"; a feeling of deep sadness related to the cold, still, dark nature of winter English weather emotion adverse

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