Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Insouciant Free from worry, concern, or anxiety English positive
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty
Onism The frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits just one place at a time. English awareness reflection thinking
Jouska A hypothetical conversation that you compulsively play out in your head English thinking
Moledro A feeling of resonant connection with an author or artist you'll never meet, who may have lived centuries ago and thousands of miles away English awareness connection
Klexos the art of dwelling on the past; coined by John Koenig. English thinking
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness feeling
Orphic Mysterious and entertaining; beyond ordinary understanding English reflection
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Aesthete Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature English art beauty
Ellipsism A sadness that you'll never be able to know how history will turn out English adverse thinking time
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
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty
Adronitis Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone English friends connection
Monachopsis The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place English awareness society
Apomakrysmenophobia The sudden fear that the relationships you posses are shallow or lack depth English thinking connection trust
Abquatulate To leave without saying goodbye English action
Vellichor The strange wistfulness of used bookshops English feeling
Sonder the realization that everyone has a life as vivid and complex as your own); coined by John Koenig. English philosophy awareness
Anchorage The desire to make time stand still English time
Wintercearig Literally "winter sorrow"; a feeling of deep sadness related to the cold, still, dark nature of winter English weather emotion adverse
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Autophile A person that loves solitude, being alone English character attribute

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