Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Jouska A hypothetical conversation that you compulsively play out in your head English thinking
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
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Kenopsia The eerie, forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet. English change time
Lachesism The desire to be struck by disaster - to survive a plane crash, or to lose everything in a fire English thinking life fate
Abditory A place into which you can disappear; a hiding place English physical thinking
Klexos the art of dwelling on the past; coined by John Koenig. English thinking
Wintercearig Literally "winter sorrow"; a feeling of deep sadness related to the cold, still, dark nature of winter English weather emotion adverse
Rubatosis The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat English physical health awareness
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty
Metanoia The journey of changing ones mind, heart, self, or way of life English growth change
Anchorage The desire to make time stand still English time
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Adronitis Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone English friends connection
Onism The frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits just one place at a time. English awareness reflection thinking
Orphic Mysterious and entertaining; beyond ordinary understanding English reflection
Kafkaesque Having bizarre of illogical quality English attribute
Liberosis The desire to care less about things. English thinking awareness
Strikhedonia The joy of being able to say "to hell with it" English positive
Vagary An unpredictable instance, a wandering journey, a whimsical, wild, or unusual idea, desire, or action English change
Redamancy The act of loving the one who loves you; a returned love in full English love emotion
Sphallolalia Flirtatious talk that leads nowhere. English love life
Occhiolism The awareness of the smallness of your perspective English awareness life society
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse

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