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n. the experience of joy or satisfaction when something bad befalls someone else.


adj. A Caribbean word describing the state of being good for nothing, usually alluding to promiscuity but also being generally saucy or troublesome. Originally from “worthless”.


n. A pompous person who claims to have some kind of divine inspiration or spiritual insight. So, like, most purveyors of artspeak, I suppose.


n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own… in which you might appear only once, as an extra sipping coffee in the background, as a blur of traffic passing on the highway, as a lighted window at dusk.

Dictionary Of Obscure Sorrows