Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Anecdoche A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening. English friends life
Monachopsis The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place English awareness society
Selcouth Rare, strange, marvellous, wondrous. English attribute
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Werifesteria To wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery English nature explore
Liberosis The desire to care less about things. English thinking awareness
Kairosclerosis A moment in which you realize that you're happy but simultaneously destroy that happiness by overthinking it English happiness refelction change
Eesome Pleasing to the eye English beauty
Vemödalen The fear that everything has already been done. For example: the frustration of photographing something amazing when thousands of identical photos already exist. English philosophy awareness art
Apomakrysmenophobia The sudden fear that the relationships you posses are shallow or lack depth English thinking connection trust
Klexos the art of dwelling on the past; coined by John Koenig. English thinking
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Abquatulate To leave without saying goodbye English action
Aeipathy A continued passion; an unyielding disease English persistence
Rubatosis The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat English physical health awareness
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
Autophile A person that loves solitude, being alone English character attribute
Lachesism The desire to be struck by disaster - to survive a plane crash, or to lose everything in a fire English thinking life fate
Kafkaesque Having bizarre of illogical quality English attribute
Athazagoraphobia The fear of forgetting, being forgotten or ignored, or being replaced English reflection thinking
Insouciant Free from worry, concern, or anxiety English positive
Onism The frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits just one place at a time. English awareness reflection thinking
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Sonder the realization that everyone has a life as vivid and complex as your own); coined by John Koenig. English philosophy awareness

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