The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

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 experience but don’t yet have a word for.
—from the site

What a great idea!  I love this kind of stuff.

Koenig posts a new YouTube video to his channel every other Sunday, and you can subscribe to his Tumblr feed at the above link.

The web site IHeartIntelligence selected some of Koenig creations for a list called  “23 New Words for Emotions That We All Feel, but Can’t Explain”,  Here are some of their selections:

Obscure sorrows


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