Dictionary of obscure sorrows

The limits of language are the limits of your world.

Have you ever felt as though you are out of place, or had  conversation where no one is truly listening? perhaps you’ve got a desire to care less about things but just can’t?

Monachopsis, Anecdoche and liberosis are just three of the unique, seemingly authentic but completely made up words, created by John Koenig to help give more meaning and spread understanding about parts of life which we all experience but can’t aptly describe.

I found the site, referenced here and have been intrigued ever since- if nothing else it reminds us all that whatever the issue, we are rarely suffering alone.

Check it out 🙂