SONDER, noun: “the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own.”
From The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows , a compendium of made-up words written by John Koenig. Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language, to give a name to an emotion we all feel but don’t have a word for.
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