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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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Natsukashii

Natsukashii (なつかしい) (Japanese, a.) /na̠t͡sɨ̥ᵝka̠ɕiː/ a nostalgic longing for the past, with happiness for the fond memory, yet sadness that it is no longer 📷 King Hut, King Valley – Whitfield region, Alpine National Park #PositiveLexicography

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Volta

Volta (Greek, n.) “Leisurely stroll”. βόλτα is a noun meaning ‘turn’ and also ‘walk’, ‘stroll’. The word βόλτα is also used to mean, more precisely, “evening promenade”. Volta involves taking a leisurely stroll along the main promenade of your town … Continue reading

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