Came from the slave days, and was considered a medical disease which needed curing if a slave was wanting to escape. So, metaphorically speaking, this word can be used as a noun if you feel trapped and ache for escape.

Came from the slave days, and was considered a medical disease which needed curing if a slave was wanting to escape. So, metaphorically speaking, this word can be used as a noun if you feel trapped and ache for escape.

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this is actually a Welsh word with no literal English translation. In school it was reserved only for poetic use

this is actually a Welsh word with no literal English translation. In school it was reserved only for poetic use

“It's weird to feel like you miss someone you're not even sure you know.” ― David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

Stopping by Woods

“It's weird to feel like you miss someone you're not even sure you know.” ― David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

Eunoia

Eunoia

Haha there is actually a word for this...i thought i was just crazy!

Haha there is actually a word for this...i thought i was just crazy!

I guess that's it all summed up in one word...

I guess that's it all summed up in one word...

Nepenthe /nɨˈpɛnθiː is a medicine for sorrow, literally an anti-depressant, a "drug of forgetfulness" mentioned in ancient Greek literature

Nepenthe /nɨˈpɛnθiː is a medicine for sorrow, literally an anti-depressant, a "drug of forgetfulness" mentioned in ancient Greek literature

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Pluviophile vintage blog♡

It has a name!

It has a name!

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