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Dialecstatic

Hearing a person with a thick accent pronounce a certain phrase—the Texan “cooler,” the South African “bastard,” the…
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Inerrata

A kind of mistake you wouldn’t take back even if you could; the reluctance to disown a broken…
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Hanker Sore

Finding a person so attractive it actually kinda pisses you off. Coined by John Koenig in The Dictionary…
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Myötähäpeä

The feeling of shame you experience on the behalf of another person or a character when they do…
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Kudoclasm

Sometimes it feels like your life is flashing before your eyes, but it’s actually the opposite: you’re thinking…
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Adronitis

Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone—spending the first few weeks chatting in their…
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Looseleft

Feeling a sense of loss upon finishing a good book, sensing the weight of the back cover locking…
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Aulasy

The sadness that there’s no way to convey a powerful memory to people who weren’t there at the…