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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Klexos the art of dwelling on the past; coined by John Koenig. English thinking
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
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
Aeipathy A continued passion; an unyielding disease English persistence
Athazagoraphobia The fear of forgetting, being forgotten or ignored, or being replaced English reflection thinking
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness feeling
Numinous Describing an experience that makes you fearful yet fascinated, awed yet attracted - the powerful, personal feeling of being overwhelmed an inspired English beauty emotion
Ellipsism A sadness that you'll never be able to know how history will turn out English adverse thinking time
Nodus tollens The realization that the plot of your life doesn't make sense to you anymore. English philosophy awareness life
Occhiolism The awareness of the smallness of your perspective English awareness life society
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty
Eesome Pleasing to the eye English beauty
Moriturism The sudden reminder that you will one day no longer occupy this earth English awareness philosophy life
Selcouth Rare, strange, marvellous, wondrous. English attribute
Kenopsia The eerie, forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet. English change time
Liberosis The desire to care less about things. English thinking awareness
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Vagary An unpredictable instance, a wandering journey, a whimsical, wild, or unusual idea, desire, or action English change
Abquatulate To leave without saying goodbye English action
Autophile A person that loves solitude, being alone English character attribute
Jouska A hypothetical conversation that you compulsively play out in your head English thinking
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Werifesteria To wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery English nature explore
Anecdoche A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening. English friends life

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