Affiliate Disclosure: Some of the links or advertisements below are affiliate links or advertisements, meaning, at no additional cost to you. We will earn a commission, if you click through and make a purchase. Thank you 🙂

  • A phenomenon in which you have an active social life but very few close friends – people who you can trust, who you can be yourself with, who can help flush out the weird psychological toxins that tend to accumulate over time.

  • It is a form of acute social malnutrition in which even if you devour an entire buffet of chitchat, you’ll still feel pangs of hunger.

  • Coined in 2012 by John Koenig in The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, a project, to create a compendium of invented words for every emotion we might all experience but don’t yet have a word for.
GREG RAKOZY BAHAA A SHAWQI

Leave a Reply

You May Also Like
Read More

Lilo

A friendship that can lie dormant for years only to pick right back up instantly, as if no…
Read More

Mimeomia

The frustration of knowing how easily you fit into a stereotype, even if you never intended to, even…
Read More

Keyframe

A moment that seemed innocuous at the time but ended up marking a diversion into a strange new era of your…
Read More

Ecstatic Shock

The surge of energy upon catching a glance from someone you like—a thrill that starts in your stomach,…
Read More

Nementia

The post-distraction effort to recall the reason why you’re feeling particularly anxious or angry or excited, in which…
Read More

Dead Reckoning

To find yourself bothered by someone’s death more than you would have expected. As if you assumed they…
Read More

Pâro

The feeling that no matter what you do is always somehow wrong—that any attempt to make your way…
Read More

Athazagoraphobia

Phobia means, an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something. Athazagoraphobia is the fear of being…
Read More

Scabulous

Proud of a scar on your body, which is an autograph signed to you by a world grateful…
Read More

Pluviophile

People that love rain are called pluviophiles. The word pluviophile comes from the Latin word “pluvial,” which means…
Read More

Nighthawk

A recurring thought that only seems to strike you late at night—an overdue task, a nagging guilt, a…
Read More

Yù Yī

The desire to see with fresh eyes, and feel things just as intensely as you did when you…
Read More

Rückkehrunruhe

The feeling of returning home after an immersive trip only to find it fading rapidly from your awareness—to…
Read More

Moledro

A feeling of resonant connection with an author or artist you’ll never meet, who may have lived centuries ago and…
Read More

Meliorism

The belief that the world gets better, the belief that humans can improve the world. In other words,…