15 Feelings And Emotions You Never Knew Had A Term For Them

That feeling of being in a used bookstore...

15 Feelings And Emotions You Never Knew Had A Term For Them
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There are certain times when we are at a loss for words. Some things and feelings just cannot be explained in words and that's when we wish there was a term coined for it to help us convey our emotions easily and effortlessly, without making us look like a ballet performer. 

For example, that feeling you get when you are in a used bookstore, or that intoxicating smell of earth after it rains, are some feelings that make our heart do an emotional jolly dance. Here are 15 such feelings that made you use a bunch of words till now to express whereas all you need is just one word. 

Anecdoche

Anecdoche

This is used to explain a situation or conversation where everyone is talking but no one is actually listening. 

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Exulansis

Exulansis
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A state of giving up talking about something because nobody seems to understand or relate to it. 

Hiraeth

Hiraeth
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A longing for your motherland, not out of homesickness but out of the bond you have with your homeland. 

Sonder

Sonder
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When you realize that every other person you pass by has a complex and vivid story of his/her own. 

Jouska

Jouska
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It is that hypothetical conversation you have in your head with fictional characters. 

Kenopsia

Kenopsia
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The eerie atmosphere of a place that has been abandoned but was once bustling with people. 

Liberosis

Liberosis
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When you desire to lead a carefree life by not caring much about things. 

Limerence

Limerence
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The state of being infatuated by someone, that is beyond crush. 

Monachopsis

Monachopsis
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That prolonged yet subtle feeling that makes you feel out of place because you are not supposed to be at that place. 

Nodus Tollens

Nodus Tollens
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When the plot of your life doesn't seem to make any sense to you. 

Paresthesia

Paresthesia
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That tingling or pricking sensation you have after your hand or leg have been inactive for some time. 

Petrichor

Petrichor
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That exotic smell of earth after it has rained. 

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That feeling when being wary of your own heartbeat can be unsettling. 

Sillage

Sillage
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The longevity of a smell after a perfume has been sprayed. 

Vellichor

Vellichor
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That yearning or feeling of being in a used bookstore because of that nostalgic smell. 

Do you agree that at times we don't have words to explain the situation?