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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Abquatulate To leave without saying goodbye English action
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
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
Redamancy The act of loving the one who loves you; a returned love in full English love emotion
Orphic Mysterious and entertaining; beyond ordinary understanding English reflection
Onism The frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits just one place at a time. English awareness reflection thinking
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
Opia the ambiguous intensity of eye-contact which can feel simultaneously invasive and vulnerable. English society awareness
Moriturism The sudden reminder that you will one day no longer occupy this earth English awareness philosophy life
Offing The deep, distant stretch of the ocean that is still visible from the land; the foreseeable future English nature beauty
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Nodus tollens The realization that the plot of your life doesn't make sense to you anymore. English philosophy awareness life
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
Metanoia The journey of changing ones mind, heart, self, or way of life English growth change
Exulansis The tendency to give up trying to talk about an experience because people are unable to relate to it. English emotion thinking
Apomakrysmenophobia The sudden fear that the relationships you posses are shallow or lack depth English thinking connection trust
Abditory A place into which you can disappear; a hiding place English physical thinking
Liberosis The desire to care less about things. English thinking awareness
Wintercearig Literally "winter sorrow"; a feeling of deep sadness related to the cold, still, dark nature of winter English weather emotion adverse
Kairosclerosis A moment in which you realize that you're happy but simultaneously destroy that happiness by overthinking it English happiness refelction change
Insouciant Free from worry, concern, or anxiety English positive
Ellipsism A sadness that you'll never be able to know how history will turn out English adverse thinking time
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Vellichor The strange wistfulness of used bookshops English feeling



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