Words That Don't Translate

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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Sphallolalia Flirtatious talk that leads nowhere. English love life
Wintercearig Literally "winter sorrow"; a feeling of deep sadness related to the cold, still, dark nature of winter English weather emotion adverse
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Apomakrysmenophobia The sudden fear that the relationships you posses are shallow or lack depth English thinking connection trust
Kairosclerosis A moment in which you realize that you're happy but simultaneously destroy that happiness by overthinking it English happiness reflection change
Aesthete Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature English art beauty
Anecdoche A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening. English friends life
Occhiolism The awareness of the smallness of your perspective English awareness life society
Selcouth Rare, strange, marvellous, wondrous. English attribute
Metanoia The journey of changing ones mind, heart, self, or way of life English growth change
Liberosis The desire to care less about things. English thinking awareness
Vagary An unpredictable instance, a wandering journey, a whimsical, wild, or unusual idea, desire, or action English change
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
Vellichor The strange wistfulness of used bookshops English feeling
Athazagoraphobia The fear of forgetting, being forgotten or ignored, or being replaced English reflection thinking
Jouska A hypothetical conversation that you compulsively play out in your head English thinking
Kafkaesque Having bizarre of illogical quality English attribute
Gongoozler A person who enjoys watching activity on the canals of the United Kingdom. The term is also used more generally to describe those who harbour an interest in canals and canal life, but do not actively participate. English action nature
Aeipathy A continued passion; an unyielding disease English persistence
Oxymoron Figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction English attribute confusion
Abditory A place into which you can disappear; a hiding place English physical thinking
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
Kenopsia The eerie, forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet. English change time

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