• ya'aburnee (n.) - a declaration of one's hope that they'll die before another person because of how difficult it would be to live without them

brazilian portuguese

  • cafuné (n.) - the act of tenderly running one's fingers through someone's hair


  • acaronar (v.) - to tenderly pull or draw someone closer


  • tǎntè (忐忑) (adj.) - a mixture of feeling uneasy and worried, as if you can feel your own heart beat
  • yuánfèn (缘分) (n.) - a relationship brought by fate or destiny


  • lítost (n.)a state of agony and torment created by the sudden sight of one's own misery


  • kalverliefde (n.) - the temporary affection and infatuation usually experienced by two young people in love.
  • liefdesverdriet (n.) - the sadness, depression, or pain one feels about a loveunanswered or love that is gone


  • agastopia (n.) - an admiration of a particular part of someone's body
  • ambivalent (adj.) - having mixed feelings about someone or something
  • apricity (n.) - the warmth of the sun on a cold winter's day
  • basorexia (n.) - a strong craving or hunger for kissing
  • biblichor (n.) - the characteristic, faint, musty smell of old books
  • clandestine (adj.) - kept secret or done secretively, esp. because illicit
  • clinomania (n.) - an excessive decire to stay in bed
  • dysania (n.) - the state of finding it extremely difficult to get out of bed in the morning
  • ecdemomania (n.) - a morbid impulse to travel or wander around
  • epicaricacy (n.) - taking pleasure in others's misfortune
  • escapism (n.) - the tendency to escape from daily reality or routine by indulging in daydreaming, fantasy, or entertainment
  • haphephobia (n.) - a fear of being touched
  • hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia (n.) - fear of the number 666
  • lypophrenia (n.) - a vague feeling of sorrow or sadness without any apparent cause or source
  • redamancy (n.) - a love returned in full; the act of loving the one who loves you
  • serendipity (n.) - an aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident
  • wanderlust (n.) - a strong, innate desire to rove or travel about
  • zemplanity (n.) - the inevitable discovery of what we would rather not know; the opposite of serendipity


  • gigil (n.) - the irresistible urge to pinch or squeeze something that is unbearably cute and adorable
  • kilig (n.) - the delightful feeling that sends shivers of pleasure down the spine as one encounters something romantic


  • avoir le mal de quelqu'un (phr.) - intensely missing someone so much it literally makes you sick
  • frotteur (n.) - individuals who get their jollies by rubbing their crotches against the buttocks of women in crowds
  • je l’ai câlissée là (Québecois language) (phr.) - to break up with a romantic partner in a painful or abrupt way
  • la douleur exquise (n.) - the exquisite pain of wanting the affection of someone you know you can never have
  • la petite mort (n.) - "the little death", a metaphor for orgasm
  • l'esprit de l'escalier (n.) - the feeling you get after leaving a conversation, when you think of all the things you should have said
  • noceur (n.) - one who sleeps late or not at all; or, one who stays out late to revel or party
  • retrouvailles (n.) - the happiness of meeting or finding someone again after a long separation
  • yaourter (v.) - attempting to speak or sing in a foreign language that one doesn't know very well - often involves throwing in nonsense sounds or words when one needs to fill in the blank


  • abendrot (n.) - the color of the sky while the sun is setting
  • backpfeifengesicht (n.) - a person who needs to be slapped or punched
  • geborgenheit (n.) - to feel completely safe, like nothing could ever harm you; security, trust, comfort, acceptance, and love from others
  • kabelsalat (n.) - lit. "cable salad"; an unwanted, annoying tangled mess of electrical cords or wires cluttered and difficult to untangle
  • mutterseelenallein (adj.) - to be utterly and extremely alone and lonely that no one could even find you or reach for you, physically and mentally
  • ohrwurm (n.) - "ear worm"; a song or tune stuck in your head
  • schadenfreude (n.) - the pleasure and slight satisfaction derived from the misfortunes of others
  • sehnsucht (n.) - a high degree of intense, recurring, and often painful desire for something, particularly if there's no hope to attain the desired or when its attainment is uncertain, still far away
  • sturmfrei (adj.) - lit. "stormfree"; being alone at a place, without the parents, housemates or flatmates and have the ability to do whatever you want
  • vorfreude (n.) - the joyful, intense anticipation that comes from imagining future pleasures


  • apodyopsis (n.) - the act of mentally undressing someone
  • kairos (καιρός) (n.) - the moment when everything just falls perfectly into places


  • iktsuarpok (n.) - the feeling of anticipation upon waiting for someone that leads you to keep looking outside to see if anyone is coming


  • boketto (ぼけっと) (v.) - to gaze vacantly into the distance without thinking or doing anything
  • eshajōri (会者定離) (n.) - "people meet, always part"; the concept that expresses the idea about the impermanence of all things, that every human relationship will end someday due to the transient nature of life
  • hanaemi (花笑み) (n.) - a smile that is as beautiful as blooming flowers
  • hikikomori (ひきこもり) (n.) - an adolescent who has withdrawn from social life, often obsessed with television, internet and video games, and rarely ever leaves one's room
  • ichigo ichie (一期一会) (n.) - "one time, one meeting"; an encounter that only happens once in a lifetime, reminding to treasure every moment, for it will never recur
  • koibito kibun ( ) (n.) - the feeling tenderly and delightfully experienced between(new) lovers in a relationship
  • koi no yokan (恋の予感) (n.) - the sense one can have upon first meeting another person that the two of them are going to fall in love
  • shinobi naku (しのびなく_ (v.) - to shed silent tears so no one will know you are crying
  • tsundoku (積ん読) (n.) - the act of leaving a book unread after buying it, typically piled up together with other such unread books


  • aswium (아쉬움) (n.) - a mingling of unsatisfaction, wistfulness, disappointment, regret, higher hopes, frustration, and sadness that something has to or did not happen


  • usha (v.) - to enjoy looking at the opposite gender, appreciate their beauty by staring


  • rawa-dawa (n.)the sensation upon suddenly realizing you can get away with doing something really awful and reprehensible because nobody is there to witness you doing it


  • dor (n.) - a deep and nostalgic feeling of sadness, agony, and emptiness experienced upon intensely missing, longing, and yearning for something or someone


  • po ushi vlubitsya (По уши влюбиться) (idiom.) - "fall in love up to your ears"; to call deeply and completely in love with someone
  • razljubít (разлюбить) (v.) - "falling out of love"; to lose a feeling for someone once loved but no longer feels the same way about


  • hobbledehoy (n.) - an awkward teenager; someone who is always gawky, ungainly, and clumsy


  • milozvučan (милозвуча) (adj.) - having a sweet and gentle voice that sounds very pleasant to the ears


  • devaneo (n.) - a superficial and usually temporary romance, involving a playful behavior that demonstrates sexual attraction to someone


  • oodal (n.) - the sulking or fake anger occurring between a couple after a lovers' tiff, usually over something inconsequential - a feeling recognized to be a facet of love and affection
  • pacalai (பசலை) (n.) - a "lovesick pallor"; the pale complexion of a woman suffering the loss of separation from her husband or lover


  • hicran (n.) - a deep feeling of sorrow and grief that comes from being separated from one's beloved or place


  • yuputka (n.) - the phantom sensation of something crawling on one's skin


  • ibrat (n.) - an anguish arising out of other's sufferings


  • mamihlapinatapei (n.) - the wordless, yet meaningful look shared by two people who both desire to initiate something but ate both reluctant to start.


  • b'shert (באַשערט) (n.) - the seeking of a person who will complement you, and whom you will complement perfectly
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