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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Kenopsia The eerie, forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet. English change time
Anchorage The desire to make time stand still English time
Orphic Mysterious and entertaining; beyond ordinary understanding English reflection
Abquatulate To leave without saying goodbye English action
Vagary An unpredictable instance, a wandering journey, a whimsical, wild, or unusual idea, desire, or action English change
Adronitis Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone English friends connection
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse 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
Sonder the realization that everyone has a life as vivid and complex as your own); coined by John Koenig. English philosophy awareness
Selcouth Rare, strange, marvellous, wondrous. English attribute
Werifesteria To wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery English nature explore
Onism The frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits just one place at a time. English awareness reflection thinking
Metanoia The journey of changing ones mind, heart, self, or way of life English growth change
Abditory A place into which you can disappear; a hiding place English physical thinking
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Jouska A hypothetical conversation that you compulsively play out in your head English thinking
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
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness feeling
Ellipsism A sadness that you'll never be able to know how history will turn out English adverse thinking time
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
Autophile A person that loves solitude, being alone English character attribute
Klexos the art of dwelling on the past; coined by John Koenig. English thinking
Kairosclerosis A moment in which you realize that you're happy but simultaneously destroy that happiness by overthinking it English happiness refelction change
Exulansis The tendency to give up trying to talk about an experience because people are unable to relate to it. English emotion thinking



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