wnq-words: WORD OF THE DAY: Saudade  European …

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WORD OF THE DAY:

Saudade 

European Portuguese: [sɐwˈðaðɨ], 
Brazilian Portuguese: [sawˈdadi] or [sawˈdadʒi], 
Galician: [sawˈðaðe]; 

plural saudades

Saudade is a deep emotional state of nostalgic or profound melancholic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. Moreover, it often carries a repressed knowledge that the object of longing might never return.

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