“Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language—to give a name to emotions we all might experience but don’t yet have a word for,” Koenig writes. 23 Perfect Words For Emotions You Never Realised Anyone Else Felt
The word Mamihlapinatapai (sometimes spelled mamihlapinatapei) is derived from the Yaghan language of Tierra del Fuego, listed in The Guinness Book of World Records as the “most succinct word”. It refers to “a look shared by two people, each wishing that
FAVORITE WORD: Catharsis (from the Greek κάθαρσις katharsis meaning "purification" or "cleansing") is the purification and purgation of emotions—especially pity and fear—through art or any extreme change in emotion that results in renewal and restoration.