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15 beautiful words you need to know for the feelings than can’t be explained

Our mind is an abode to various complex and vibrant thoughts, feelings, and emotions, some of which can just not be explained in one word (here talking of English). But in this article, we are going to list down 15 of the most beautiful words (in different languages) you wished existed for all the inexplicable feelings. Have a look, and enlighten yourself!!

1. Jouska:
(n) A hypothetical conversation that you compulsively play out in your head.

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Origin: Finnish

2. Anecdoche:
(n) A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening.

Origin: Greece

3. Exulansis:
(n) The tendency to give up trying to talk about an experience because people are unable to relate to it.

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4.  Adronitis:
(n) Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone.

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5. Schadenfreude :
(n) The pleasure derived from someone else’s pain.

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Origin: German

6. Sonder:
(n) The realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own.

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7. Kenopsia:
(n) The eerie, forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet.

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8. Tsundoku :
(n) The practice of buying a bunch of books and then not getting around to read them.

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Origin: Japanese

9.Voorpret:
(n) Pre-fun, the sense of enjoyment felt before a party or event takes place.

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Origin: Dutch

10. Monachopsis:
(n) The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place.

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11. Vellichor:
(n) The strange wistfulness of used bookshops.

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12. Rubatosis:
(n) The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat.

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13. Liberosis:
(n) The desire to care less about things.

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14. Jayus:
(n) A joke so poorly told and so unfunny that one cannot help but laugh.

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15. Razliubit :
(n) The bittersweet feeling of falling out of love.

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Origin: Russian

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