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Nine Wonderful Words About Words from 25 things you had no idea there were words for

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A Collection of Rare and Obscure Words

Cheiloproclitic - Being attracted to someones lips.
Quidnunc - One who always has to know what is going on.
Ultracrepidarian - Of one who speaks or offers opinions on matters beyond their knowledge.
Apodyopis - The act of mentally undressing someone.
Gymnophoria - The sensation that someone is mentally undressing you.
Tarantism - The urge to overcome melancholy by dancing.
Autolatry - The worship of one’s self.
Cagamosis - An unhappy marriage.
Gargalesthesia - The sensation caused my tickling.
Capernoited - Slightly intoxicated or tipsy.
Lalochezia - The use of abusive language to relieve stress or ease pain.
Cataglottism - Kissing with tongue.
Basorexia - An overwhelming desire to kiss.
Brontide - The low rumbling of distant thunder.
Grapholagnia - The urge to stare at obscene pictures.
Agelast - A person who never laughs.
Wanweird - An unhappy fate.
Dystopia - Am imaginary place of total misery. A metaphor for hell.
Petrichor - The smell of dry rain on the ground.
Anagapesis - The feeling when one no longer loves someone they once did.
Malapert - Clever in manners of speech.
Duende - Unusual power to attract or charm.
Concilliabule - A secret meeting of people who are hatching a plot.
Strikhedonia - The pleasure of being able to say “to hell with it”.
Lygerastia - The condition of one who is only amorous when the lights are out.

Ayurnamat - The philosophy that there is no point in worrying about events that cannot be changed.
Sphallolalia - Flirtatious talk that leads no where.
Baisemain - A kiss on the hand.
Druxy - Something which looks good on the outside, but is actually rotten inside.
Mamihlapinatapei - The look between two people in which each loves the other but is too afraid to make the first move.

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There being a word for this makes the world an infinitely better place. 

There being a word for this makes the world an infinitely better place. 

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other-wordly:

pronunciation | \rez-iz-‘ten-shul-iz-m\

other-wordly:

pronunciation | \rez-iz-‘ten-shul-iz-m\

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other-wordly:

pronunciation |  ‘chE-lO-prO-“kli-tik\submitted by |  ashes&wine [wendy-miller] submit words | here

There is a word for my boyfriend. :P He spends a lot of his time staring at my mouth. I blame the birth mark. 
Might reblog a lot from this tumblr tonight. :P

other-wordly:

pronunciation | ‘chE-lO-prO-“kli-tik\
submitted by | ashes&wine [wendy-miller]
submit words | here

There is a word for my boyfriend. :P He spends a lot of his time staring at my mouth. I blame the birth mark. 

Might reblog a lot from this tumblr tonight. :P

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# little things # rain # sleep # words 



laudanumandarsenic:

cinnamonspider:lushlight:yama-bato:gleamandglare:A Veil of Secrets 8X10 Print On Vintage Dictionary Page.

laudanumandarsenic:

cinnamonspider:lushlight:yama-bato:gleamandglare:A Veil of Secrets 8X10 Print On Vintage Dictionary Page.

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# mask # art # words # cool 



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I love book art. :)

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I love book art. :)

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