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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Liberosis The desire to care less about things. English thinking awareness
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty
Apomakrysmenophobia The sudden fear that the relationships you posses are shallow or lack depth English thinking connection trust
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Ellipsism A sadness that you'll never be able to know how history will turn out English adverse thinking time
Insouciant Free from worry, concern, or anxiety English positive
Anecdoche A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening. English friends life
Occhiolism The awareness of the smallness of your perspective English awareness life society
Lachesism The desire to be struck by disaster - to survive a plane crash, or to lose everything in a fire English thinking life fate
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Exulansis The tendency to give up trying to talk about an experience because people are unable to relate to it. English emotion 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
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Anchorage The desire to make time stand still English time
Jouska A hypothetical conversation that you compulsively play out in your head English thinking
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty
Wintercearig Literally "winter sorrow"; a feeling of deep sadness related to the cold, still, dark nature of winter English weather emotion adverse
Opia the ambiguous intensity of eye-contact which can feel simultaneously invasive and vulnerable. English society awareness
Adronitis Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone English friends connection
Rubatosis The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat English physical health awareness
Abditory A place into which you can disappear; a hiding place English physical thinking
Werifesteria To wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery English nature explore
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
Aesthete Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature English art beauty
Onism The frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits just one place at a time. English awareness reflection thinking

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