Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Moriturism The sudden reminder that you will one day no longer occupy this earth English awareness philosophy life
Kafkaesque Having bizarre of illogical quality English attribute
Aesthete Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature English art beauty
Adronitis Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone English friends connection
Exulansis The tendency to give up trying to talk about an experience because people are unable to relate to it. English emotion thinking
Aeipathy A continued passion; an unyielding disease English persistence
Rubatosis The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat English physical health awareness
Orphic Mysterious and entertaining; beyond ordinary understanding English reflection
Sonder the realization that everyone has a life as vivid and complex as your own); coined by John Koenig. English philosophy awareness
Athazagoraphobia The fear of forgetting, being forgotten or ignored, or being replaced English reflection thinking
Abquatulate To leave without saying goodbye English action
Eesome Pleasing to the eye English beauty
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
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
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
Kenopsia The eerie, forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet. English change time
Opia the ambiguous intensity of eye-contact which can feel simultaneously invasive and vulnerable. English society awareness
Kairosclerosis A moment in which you realize that you're happy but simultaneously destroy that happiness by overthinking it English happiness refelction change
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
Werifesteria To wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery English nature explore
Aimonomia Being scared to learn the ‘why’ of something English adverse feeling thinking
Chrysalism An amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm. English nature beauty
Vellichor The strange wistfulness of used bookshops English feeling
Redamancy The act of loving the one who loves you; a returned love in full English love emotion

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