32 Interesting Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary

Interesting Expressions Have in Vocabulary

23. Tsundoko

Tsundoko denotes acquiring books and other reading materials
32 Interesting Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary

Tsundoko (n.) denotes acquiring books and other reading materials but not reading them, instead letting them pile up in your home on shelves, floors and nightstands.

Pronunciation | tsUn-dO-kU (tsoon-doh-koo)

Japanese script | 積ん読 kanji, つんどく hiragana

24. Gezellig

Gezellig famous word in the Dutch culture
32 Interesting Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary

Gezellig (adj.) is a famous word in the Dutch culture that includes everything from cozy, inviting, fun, nice, pleasant and comfortable; it can be used for a place or the time spend with loved ones or can denote the togetherness enjoyed after a long separation.

pronunciation | heh-SELL-ick.

25. Cafuné

Cafune
32 Interesting Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary

Cafuné (v.) is the act of tenderly running one’s fingers through your lover’s hair.

Note: This term can be applied to a lover as well as a pet.

26. Mono-No-Aware

Mono No Aware
32 Interesting Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary

Mono-No-Aware is a Japanese term which refers to the realization about the impermanence or the transient nature of everything, and feeling a bittersweet, gentle sadness and witfulness at their passing, and a deeper understanding of the reality of life.

27. Cherophobia

Cherophobhia the irrational fear of being too happy
32 Interesting Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary

Cherophobia (n.) is the irrational fear of being too happy because they are scared that something tragic will happen to them soon.

28. Jayus

Jayus a joke that is so bad
32 Interesting Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary

Jayus (n.) is a joke that is so bad, lacking in humor and poorly told that you can’t stop yourself from laughing.

29. Flaneur

flaneur
32 Interesting Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary

Flaneur (n.) is a French word for a person who strolls through the city to experience the vibe of the place; “deliberately aimless”.

Pronunciation | fla – ner

30. Eccedentesiast

eccedentesiast
32 Interesting Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary

Eccedentesiast (n.) is a person who usually hides pain and suffering behind their smile.

31. Eunoia

Eunoia beautiful thinking denotes a good spirit
32 Interesting Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary

Eunoia (n.) is a word of Greek origin meaning “beautiful thinking”; denotes a good spirit with an unadulterated and well-balanced mind.

32. Wabi-sabi

Wabi sabi flawed beauty
32 Interesting Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary

Wabi-sabi (n.) is a concept in Japanese aesthetics that focuses on “flawed beauty”; a worldview that emphasizes that beauty is “imperfect, impermanent and incomplete”; focuses on looking for beauty within the imperfections of life, and being at peace with the universal cycle of growth and decay.


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Reyna Charles

Hi there! This is Reyna Charles- a bookworm based in Alpharetta who is passionate about translating her ideas into words that help create more awareness. Besides my love for writing, I love capturing beautiful moments in my camera.View Author posts