Betusha Rapatusha

23 Emotions people feel but can't explain


1. SONDER: The realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own.

2. OPIA: The ambiguous intensity of looking someone in the eye, which can feel simultaneously invasive and vulnerable.

3. MONACHOPSIS: The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place

4. ENOUEMENT: The bittersweetness of having arrived in the future, seeing how things turn out, but not being able to tell your past self.

5. VELLICHOR: The strange wistfulness of used bookshops.

6. RUBATOSIS: The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat.

7. KENOPSIA: The eerie, forlorn atmosphere of a place that is usually bustling with people but is now abandoned and quiet.

8. MAUERBAUERTRAURUGKEIT: The inexplicable urge to push people away, even close friends who you really like.

9. JOUSKA: A hypothetical conversation that you compulsively play out in your head.

10. CHRYSALISM: The amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm.

11.VEMODALEN: The frustration of photographic something amazing when thousands of identical photos already exist.

12. ANECDOCHE: a conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening.

13. ELLIPSISM: A sadness that you'll never be able to know how history will turn out.

14. KUEBIKO: A State of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence.

15. LACHESISM: The desire to be struck by disaster- to survive a plane crash or to lose everything in a fire.

16: EXULANSIS: The tendency to give up trying to talk about an experience because people are unable to relate to it.

17. ADRONITIS: frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone.

18. RUCKKEHRUNRUHE: The feeling of returning home after an immersive trip only to find it fading rapidly from your awareness.

19. NODUS TOLLENS: The realization that the plot of your life doesn't make sense to you anymore.

20. ONISM: The frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits only one place at a time.

21. LIBEROSIS: The desire to care less about things.

22. ALTCHMERZ: Weariness with the same old tissues that youve always had- the same boring flaws and anxieties that youve been gnawing on for years.

23. OCCHIOLISM: The awareness of the smallness of your perspective.

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