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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Athazagoraphobia The fear of forgetting, being forgotten or ignored, or being replaced English reflection thinking
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
Aesthete Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature English art beauty
Selcouth Rare, strange, marvellous, wondrous. English attribute
Abquatulate To leave without saying goodbye English action
Psithurism The sound of wind through trees English nature beauty
Aeipathy A continued passion; an unyielding disease English persistence
Manna A sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success English change positive
Sphallolalia Flirtatious talk that leads nowhere. English love life
Ennui A feeling of being bored and mentally tired caused by having nothing interesting or exciting to do English adverse feeling
Adronitis Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone English friends connection
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
Nodus tollens The realization that the plot of your life doesn't make sense to you anymore. English philosophy awareness life
Abditory A place into which you can disappear; a hiding place English physical thinking
Petrichor The smell of earth after rain English nature beauty
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
Occhiolism The awareness of the smallness of your perspective English awareness life society
Werifesteria To wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery English nature explore
Wintercearig Literally "winter sorrow"; a feeling of deep sadness related to the cold, still, dark nature of winter English weather emotion adverse
Monachopsis The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place English awareness society
Vagary An unpredictable instance, a wandering journey, a whimsical, wild, or unusual idea, desire, or action English change
Nementia Feeling nervous or anxious in your own skin English feeling adverse
Strikhedonia The joy of being able to say "to hell with it" English positive
Orphic Mysterious and entertaining; beyond ordinary understanding English reflection

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