Thoroughly Depressing Word of the Day: Monachopsis

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    Thoroughly Depressing Word of the Day: Monachopsis

    Monachopsis (noun): The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place, as maladapted to your surroundings as a seal on a beach—lumbering, clumsy, easily distracted, huddled in the company of other misfits, unable to recognize the ambient roar of your intended habitat, in which you’d be fluidly, brilliantly, effortlessly at home.

     

     

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