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schadenfreude \SHAH-dn-froi-duh\ (noun)

posted 23 Oct 2009, 00:21 by Albin Wallace   [ updated 1 Nov 2015, 12:54 ]

schadenfreude \SHAH-dn-froi-duh\ (noun)

1. Enjoyment obtained from the troubles of others

Example Sentence:

Despite herself, Jane felt a tingle of schadenfreude at her sister-in-law’s recounting of her latest woes.

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