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Swedish word of the day: skadeglädje

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Published: 20.Nov.2019 07:41 hrs

This word describes quite an unpleasant emotion.

Skadeglädje is a compound word made up of skada ('damage') and glädje (joy).

It describes the cruel feeling of deriving pleasure (glädje) from someone else's misfortune (something that causes them skada).

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