Phosphenes(n.) The colors or “stars” you see when you rub your eyes
meaning: to understand thoroughly and empathetically
USE: The counselor grokked my sorrows tag your friends who groks you!
a vision seen in sleep; a dream
The warmth of the sun in winter.
Origin – Latin
The pleasantness of a word’s sound
Pronunciation | ‘U-ton-E (YOO-ton-ee)
Calories (noun) – Tiny creatures that live in your closet and sew your clothes a little bit tighter every night.
To fall in love with someone or something; the act of falling in love.
To take a break to clear one’s head; lit. “to walk in the wind”
Pronunciation l aut-vwl-en (OUT-vwy-ehn)
Origin – Dutch
Describing an experience that makes you fearful yet fascinated, and yet attracted – the powerful, personal experience of being overwhelmed and inspired.
Pronunciation | nu-mi-nus
Origin – English
Fear of failure; fear of not being good enough
A woman who emphasizes a life of passion expressed through personal style, leisurely pastimes, charm, and a cultivation of life’s pleasures.
Pronunciation | quan-trel
Origin: Middle English
The deep emotional bond between people, especially those separated by distance or death.
Pronunciation | miz-pa
Someone with deep sensitivity to the beauty of art or nature.
Exhausted or slightly unwell
Letting or being able to let expressive emotions show easily through one’s face and eyes.
Pronunciation | as-pect-a-bund
Origin – English
A cat fancier; A lover of cats.
Pronunciation | ai-lu-ro-phile
The peaceful state of mind after a pleasant dreams
Pronunciation | U-ne-ro-fren-e-a(yoo-neerow-fren-ee-ah)
Running your fingers through your lover’s hair.
Pronunciation | ka-fu-na(ka-foo-nay)