Schadenfreude
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Schadenfreude
See also: schadenfreude

German

Etymology

Schaden ("damage, harm, mishap") +‎ Freude ("joy")

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'?a:d?n?f?d?/
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Noun

Schadenfreude f (genitive Schadenfreude, no plural)

  1. malicious enjoyment derived from observing someone else's misfortune; schadenfreude; gloating
    • 1912, Arthur Schopenhauer, Arthur Schopenhauers sämtliche Werke, vol. 3, R. Piper & Co., page 670:
      Jedoch ist Neid zu fühlen, menschlich; Schadenfreude zu genießen, teuflisch.
      However, to feel envy is human; to relish in Schadenfreude, diabolic.

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Polish

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Etymology

From German Schadenfreude.

Pronunciation

Noun

Schadenfreude n (indeclinable)

  1. schadenfreude

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Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from German Schadenfreude.

Noun

Schadenfreude f (plural Schadenfreudes)

  1. schadenfreude (malicious enjoyment derived from observing someone else's misfortune)

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