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Ostranenie (n) Pronunciation ‘os-tra-“nen-E Encouraging People to See Common Things as Strange, Wild or Unfamiliar; Defamiliarizing What is Known in Order to Know It Differently or More Deeply.


la douleur exquise - n. the heart-wrenching pain of wanting the affection of someone unattainable. Well I know this feeling.


Lethologica: Tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon From the Ancient Greek lethe forgetfulness and logos has the same meaning as above .

You can never go home again...

Home sick for Jamaica. Always Hiraeth. In Welsh: a homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was, the nostalgia, the yearning, the grief for the lost places of your past. It has no direct translation in English


Eunoia is the shortest English word containing all five main vowel graphemes. It comes from the Greek word εὔνοια, meaning “well mind” or “beautiful thinking".


Meraki - to do something with soul, creativity, or love; to put something of yourself into your work.just to mention is a Greek word.

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tahlia m.b.

tahlia m.b.

Despite the heading, I might attempt to work these into my vocabulary. At least five or six of these are words that English really needs.

How Useful!

I love words with oddly specific definitions.I would use some of these all the time!

“When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious.” - Edna O’B...

Tristful - deeply yet romantically melancholy. how i feel being apart from you.<<i don't think that's what this word means

so THAT's how I dance. Teehee.

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