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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Altschmerz Weariness with the same old issues that you've always had - the same boring flaws and anxieties that you've been gnawing for years. German adverse growth attribute
Sehnsucht Thoughts and feelings about all facets of life that are unfinished or imperfect, paired with a yearning for ideal alternative experiences. German philosophy reflection
Schnapsleiche So who passed out drunk ("liquor corpse") German adverse event friends
Fernweh To have a yearning to see distant places German travel thinking
Rückkehhrunruhe The feeling of returning home after an immersive trip only to find it fading rapidly from your awareness. German awareness time
Ohrwurm A melody or song that gets stuck in your head ("ear worm") German life music
Sitzfleisch Having "Sitzfleisch": being persistent enough to complete a tough or big task German strength growth
Schadenfreude To be happy when things go wrong for someone else German adverse society
Vorfreude The joyful, intense anticipation that comes from imagining future pleasures German time awareness happiness
Schulbildend Inspiring or leading to the creation of schools of thought. German growth philosophy
Wegbier A beer you're having on your way somewhere (i.e. a party) German friends event food
Glückspilz A lucky person ("lucky mushroom") German positive
Feierabend End of the work day German event
Kopfkino Imagining scenarios vividly ("head cinema") German thinking visual
Weltschmerz Feeling hopeless about the state our world is currently in ("world pain") German adverse society
Zechpreller Someone who leaves without paying the bill. German adverse event friends
Frustfressen Excessive eating because of frustration German food adverse habits
Fremdschämen To be embarrassed by something somebody else did German society thinking adverse
Jein Yes and no German attribute measurement
Abendrot The colour of the sky when the sun is setting German nature beauty