This Dictionary Describes the Things We've All Experienced but Can't Describe!

Did you know, the part of your personality that doesn't fit in any category is called 'Lutalica'?!

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You know the feeling when you want to go back in time to someplace or somethign you haven't experienced? Like a period from history? It's called Anemoia, and we know this thanks to John Koenig's Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

There are certain vague and obscure feelings we feel that we can't put in words and this dictionary attempts to do just that. For instance, the awareness of how little of the world you'll experience ever is called 'Onism'!

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Here are some more obscure sorrows described in a single word:

Nostalgia for a time you've never known
The realization that everyone around you is living a life as unique as your own
The fear you can no longer change
The fear you've lived an ordinary life
The feeling that you're stuck on earth

Find out other obscure sorrows are actually called right here.

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