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One of my favorite words - mamihlapinatapai: a look shared between two people, each wishing that the other would initiate something they both desire but which neither wants to begin

'ABRACADABRA', is actually a Hebrew phrase meaning "I Create What I Speak", let us make sure we choose our words wisely.

Actually is from Aramaic, precursor to Hebrew. The Aramaic is "Avra kehdabra" and means literally "I will create as I speak". Abracadabra in Hebrew is "I create what I speak"

love this word

“Sophrosyne: (n) a healthy state of mind, characterized by self-control, moderation, and a deep awareness of one’s true self”

clinomania (n.) excessive desire to stay in bed. Me right about now.


Nefelibata: 'cloud-walker', one who lives in the clouds of their own imagination or dreams, or one who does not obey the conventions of society, literature or art @ other-wordly.

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other-wordly:  pronunciation |  \zEn-‘zUkt\ submitted by |  sehnsucht [thewitchnebula] and Life Ruining via the BBC [liferuiningviabbc]submit words | herewith thanks to | c.s. lewis

Sehnsucht - "the inconsolable longing in the human heart for we know not what"; a yearning for a far, familiar, non-earthly land one can identify as one's home.

I can't believe i never knew the definition of this word until now.

I can't believe i never knew the definition of this word until now. I am definitely a lisztomaniac 🎶

Potential titles for my dance , want a word from another culture that doesn't translate to English

quaintrelle (n) a woman who emphasizes a life of passion, expressed through personal style, leisurely pastimes, charm, and cultivation of life's pleasures.