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  • A condition characterized by scanning faces in a crowd looking for a specific person who would have no reason to be there.

  • It’s your brain’s way of checking to see whether they’re still in your life, subconsciously patting its emotional pockets before it leaves for the day.

  • 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 CHRISTOPHER BURNS
5 comments
  1. Looking for Waldo.
    I love this word and I am guilty of waldosia as I look for my divine masculine in a crowd of faces when I know he is not going to be there, but need to look just to be sure.
    ❤️

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