23 Made-Up Words For Emotions People Feel — But Can't Explain

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Emotions People Feel But Can't Explain

Chrysalism: The amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm.

The English language is limited when it comes to words. You might disagree at first because when dictionaries are pretty damn EXTENSIVE but it's true. There are many emotions you experience on a daily basis but you just can't find the right word for it. 

But now there's a solution to filling that void, thanks to "The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows," which has invented a list of words to put unexplainable things into simpler terms.

"Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language — to give a name to emotions we all might experience but don't yet have a word for," explains the blog. There's also YouTube series that has new postings every Sunday. 

Someone gathered 23 of these emotions and it's been making rounds on Facebook. There are some that give you warm and fuzzy feelings like "vellichor." 

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Maybe we'll see some of these words in the real dictionary sometime in the near future. If we got bootylicious in there, then why not?


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