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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Athazagoraphobia The fear of forgetting, being forgotten or ignored, or being replaced English reflection thinking
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Nodus tollens The realization that the plot of your life doesn't make sense to you anymore. English philosophy awareness life
Strikhedonia The joy of being able to say "to hell with it" English positive
Apomakrysmenophobia The sudden fear that the relationships you posses are shallow or lack depth English thinking connection trust
Insouciant Free from worry, concern, or anxiety English positive
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Anecdoche A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening. English friends life
Sonder the realization that everyone has a life as vivid and complex as your own); coined by John Koenig. English philosophy awareness
Sphallolalia Flirtatious talk that leads nowhere. English love life
Selcouth Rare, strange, marvellous, wondrous. English attribute
Jouska A hypothetical conversation that you compulsively play out in your head English thinking
Klexos the art of dwelling on the past; coined by John Koenig. English thinking
Moriturism The sudden reminder that you will one day no longer occupy this earth English awareness philosophy life
Adronitis Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone English friends connection
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Kafkaesque Having bizarre of illogical quality English attribute
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Kairosclerosis A moment in which you realize that you're happy but simultaneously destroy that happiness by overthinking it English happiness refelction change
Vellichor The strange wistfulness of used bookshops English feeling
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness feeling
Abditory A place into which you can disappear; a hiding place English physical thinking
Abquatulate To leave without saying goodbye English action
Onism The frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits just one place at a time. English awareness reflection thinking
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty

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