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The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows by John Koenig

THE DICTIONARY OF OBSCURE SORROWS is a web-series about creating our own meaning. Each episode explores newly invented words for strangely powerful emotions,.

23 Perfect Words For Emotions You Never Realised Anyone Else Felt

from "The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows" a "compendium of invented words" written by graphic designer and editor John Koenig. - this scared me like hell when I was little

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dictionary of obscure sorrows

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is a new web series aiming to ultimately fill some of the holes in language and to better define a particular emotion/situation that doesn't necessarily have a name. Listed below are some of the words the project has come up with thus far.

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is a compendium of invented words written by John Koenig. Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language—to give a name to emotions we all might.

Opia.

Opia: So we're all just exchanging glances, trying to tell each other who we are, trying to catch a glimpse of ourselves, feeling around in the darkness.

From The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows (dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com), a compendium of made-up words written by John Koenig. Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language, to give a name to an emotion we all feel but don’t have a word for. http://www.dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com/post/23536922667/sonder

SONDER n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own. ~ I had this impression many times as a child and was delighted to discover there is an actual word for it! Will wonders never cease?

26 Beautiful Words That Perfectly Describe Emotions You Could Never Explain Before

26 Beautiful Words That Perfectly Describe Emotions You Could Never Explain…

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