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Ostranenie

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.

It has a name!

the scent of rain on dry earth. The word is constructed from Greek, petra, meaning stone + ichor, the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology<<-I thought of Doctor Who ;

i really just love this.

strikhedonia, strik-he-‘dOn-E-a; the pleasure of being able to say "to hell with…

I have this. Mom says I'll grow out of it, but I really hope that's not true.

"lisztomania: a need to listen to music all the time."<<<<there's even a song called lisztomania by phoenix!

pinterest: mctorts :)

Swedish Word: Livsnjutare (n.) one who loves life deeply and lives it to the extreme

pronunciation | gU-mU-‘sAr-vE (goo-moo-SAIR-vee)

In turkish it means moonlight shining on water. ---wonderful words with no english equivalent

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