23 Words That Describe Emotions We All Feel But Can’t Explain

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Most of the time, the first step to coping with an emotion is to describe them. So, processing a specific emotion mentally relies heavily on a linguistic understanding. Here’s a little dictionary of 23 words that describe emotions we all feel but don’t know the names of!

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1. Sonder

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The realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own.

2. Opia

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The ambiguous intensity of looking someone in the eye, which can feel simultaneously invasive and vulnerable.

3. Monachopsis

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The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place.

4. Énouement

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The bittersweetness of having arrived in the future, seeing how things turn out, but not being able to tell your past self.

5. Vellichor

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The strange wistfulness of used bookshops.

6. Rubatosis

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The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat.

7. Kenopsia

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The eerie, forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet.

8. Mauerbauertraurigkeit

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The inexplicable urge to push people away, even close friends who you really like.

9. Jouska

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A hypothetical conversation that you compulsively play out in your head.

10. Chrysalism

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The amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm.

11. Vemödalen

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The frustration of photographing something amazing when thousands of identical photos already exist.

12. Anecdoche

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 A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening.

13. Ellipsism

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A sadness that you'll never be able to know how history will turn out.

14. Kuebiko

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A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence.

15. Lachesism

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The desire to be struck by disaster - to survive a plane crash, or to lose everything in a fire.

16. Exulansis

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The tendency to give up trying to talk about an experience because people are unable to relate to it.

17. Adronitis

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Frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone.

18. Ruckkehrunruhe

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The feeling of returning home after an immersive trip only to find it fading rapidly from your awareness.

19. Nodus Tollens

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The realization that the plot of your life doesn't make sense to you anymore.

20. Onism

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 The frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits only one place at a time.

21. Liberosis

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The desire to care less about things.

22. Altschmerz

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Weariness with the same old issues that you've always had - the same boring flaws and anxieties that you've been gnawing on for years.

23. Occhiolism

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The awareness of the smallness of your perspective.

How do you feel?
Lovely
Scream
Tears of Joy
Relieved Face
Clapping Hands
Thumbs Down
Angry

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