Category Archives: Inspirations

Tarab

Tarab (طَرَب) (Arabic, n.) /aṭrāb/ a musically induced state of ecstasy or enchantment. ❝ Tarab is a concept of enchantment,It’s usually associated with vocal music, although instrumental music can produce the same effect, in which the listener is completely enveloped … Continue reading

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Desbundar

Desbundar (Portuguese, v.) /dʒizbũˈdar/ to shed one’s inhibitions in having fun 📷 Fairhaven, Victoria, Australia #PositiveLexicography

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Voorpret

Voorpret (Dutch, n.) /ˈvoːr.prɛt/ ‘lit. ‘pre-fun’; the sense of pleasurable anticipation before a looked-forward-to event. #PositiveLexicography

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Sukha

Sukha (सुख) (Sanskrit, n.) /s̪u.kʰɐ́/ Genuine lasting happiness independent of circumstances. 📷 Parachilna Sunset #PositiveLexicography

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Otium

Otium (Latin, n.) /ˈəʊtɪəm/ Otium, a Latin abstract term, has a variety of meanings, including leisure time in which a person can enjoy eating, playing, resting, contemplation and academic endeavors. Otium can be a temporary time of leisure, that is … Continue reading

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morgenfrisk

morgenfrisk (Danish, a.) /ˈmɒɒnˌfʁæsɡ / feeling refreshed after a good night’s sleep fresh (rested, untired, energetic) in the morning 📷 Summer Solstice Microadventure #PositiveLexicography

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Orenda

Orenda (Huron, n.) /ɒˈrɛndə/ a.) the power of the human will to change the world in the face of powerful forces such as fate. b.) extraordinary invisible power believed by the Iroquois Indians to pervade in varying degrees all animate … Continue reading

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