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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Insouciant Free from worry, concern, or anxiety English positive
Sphallolalia Flirtatious talk that leads nowhere. English love life
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Redamancy The act of loving the one who loves you; a returned love in full English love emotion
Rubatosis The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat English physical health awareness
Anecdoche A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening. English friends life
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Werifesteria To wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery English nature explore
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
Jouska A hypothetical conversation that you compulsively play out in your head English thinking
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
Kenopsia The eerie, forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet. English change time
Liberosis The desire to care less about things. English thinking awareness
Selcouth Rare, strange, marvellous, wondrous. English attribute
Monachopsis The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place English awareness society
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Kafkaesque Having bizarre of illogical quality English attribute
Nodus tollens The realization that the plot of your life doesn't make sense to you anymore. English philosophy awareness life
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
Oneirataxia The inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality English awareness feeling
Metanoia The journey of changing ones mind, heart, self, or way of life English growth change
Klexos the art of dwelling on the past; coined by John Koenig. English thinking
Adronitis Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone English friends connection
Lachesism The desire to be struck by disaster - to survive a plane crash, or to lose everything in a fire English thinking life fate

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