Beautiful new words to describe obscure emotions

Title:
Beautiful new words to describe obscure emotions
Speaker:
John Koenig
Description:

John Koenig loves finding words that express our unarticulated feelings -- like "lachesism," the hunger for disaster, and "sonder," the realization that everyone else's lives are as complex and unknowable as our own. Here, he meditates on the meaning we assign to words and how these meanings latch onto us.

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Video Language:
English
Team:
closed TED
Project:
TEDTalks
Duration:
07:28