The desire to see with fresh eyes, and feel things just as intensely as you did when you were younger—before expectations, before memory, before words.

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 KAIQUE

 

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