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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Beschaulich Quiet, pensive; living a simple life; pleasantly contemplative, unhurried in a fashion that inspires mental well-being. German positive
Durcheinander Complete mess; screwed up beyond all recognition German adverse
Krawattenmuffel Someone who'd rather not wear a tie German clothing habits
Fuchsteufelswütend Literal: 'Fox devil angry'; steaming with rage German adverse stress emotion
Kopfkino Imagining scenarios vividly ("head cinema") German thinking visual
Wegbier A beer you're having on your way somewhere (i.e. a party) German friends event food
Erbsenzähler Literally "a person who literally counts their peas"; someone who is nitpicky and always trying to make things perfect German attribue measurement extreme
Trennungsagentur Literal: "separation agent"; A man hired by women to break the news to their boyfriends that they are breaking up German action
Angrillen Beginning the grilling season German food event
Rabenmutter A bad mom ("raven mother") German family society adverse
Fahrvergnügen The love of simply driving German adventure happiness
Schwärmerei Excessive or extreme enthusiasm or sentimentality. German happiness
Jein Yes and no German attribute measurement
Handschuhschneeballwerfer A coward willing to criticize and abuse from a safe distance German adverse attribute interaction
Sitzfleisch Having "Sitzfleisch": being persistent enough to complete a tough or big task German strength growth
Fisselig Being flustered to the point of incompetence German stress
Weltschmerz Feeling hopeless about the state our world is currently in ("world pain") German adverse society
Frostbeule Someone that is very sensitive to cold. That friend that always feels cold. ("frost bite") German attribute friends
Ohrwurm A melody or song that gets stuck in your head ("ear worm") German life music
Putzfimmel Adjective for someone who is obsessed with cleaning German habits
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
Schnapsleiche So who passed out drunk ("liquor corpse") German adverse event friends
Fingerspitzengefühl Literal: “finger tips feeling", but means an intuitive feel or to have one's finger on the pulse German feeling
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



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