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Pluviophile

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

“cloud walker”; one who lives in the clouds of their own imagination, or one who does not obey…
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Meliorism

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

A person who is interested in art, music or literature, and lives in a very informal way, ignoring…
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Ameneurosis

The half-forlorn, half-escapist ache of a train whistle calling in the distance at night. Coined in 2012 by…
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Lapyear

The age at which you become older than your parents were when you were born, which signals that…
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Rubatosis

The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat, whose tenuous muscular throbbing feels less like a metronome than a…
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Yù Yī

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

With every click of the shutter, you’re trying to press pause on your life. If only so you…
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Nementia

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

The realization while talking to yourself that someone else is within earshot, which leads you to crossfade into…
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Apomakrysmenophobia

The fear that your connections with people are ultimately shallow, that although your relationships feel congenial at the…
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Flashover

The moment a conversation becomes real and alive, which occurs when a spark of trust shorts out the…