schadenfreude


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schadenfreude

(shäd′n-froi′də)
n.
Pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others.
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BEIRUT: Lebanese sentiment toward Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton veered between schadenfreude and indifference, with many admitting that they don't care much for the election and insisting that nothing will change in the Middle East regardless of who was in the White House.
Despite being a widely discussed topic in the media, Schadenfreude by sport fans has received relatively limited attention in academic research (Dalakas & Melancon, 2012; Leach, Spears, Branscombe, & Doosje, 2003; Sierra, Taute, & Heiser, 2010).
Though Schadenfreude seeps into every aspect of our daily life and culture, conscious acknowledgment of the emotion often escapes us.
All the time, the First Nations people of Canada will be viewing this through a thick veil of schadenfreude.
And finally, a touch of schadenfreude is perhaps the only appropriate response to the iPhone owners who took the plunge of downloading its new operating system, only to fall for a spoof internet ad that claimed such a move would waterproof their beloved devices.
It is far cry from earlier in the campaign, when a home defeat by Swansea on December 2 left them in 10th as the doom-mongers revelled in some schadenfreude.
There's a bit of schadenfreude in our stuff, black humour.
No, what puts the spice in schadenfreude is when trouble hits people far better off than you--making your own fortunes shine unexpectedly by comparison.
Other words among the top 10 in 2012 were democracy, globalization, marriage, bigot, touche, Schadenfreude and professionalism, showing how much government and politics have taken over our national conversation.
Like the narrator, readers will be filled with Schadenfreude as bullies and bad guys suffer and meet with awful and violent ends.
We're not into schadenfreude here at 7DAYS Towers, well not too much, but even we raised a smile and managed a chuckle when we heard that Sven-Goran Eriksson had been unveiled as technical director of Thai club BEC Tero Sasana.
from France; schadenfreude from Germany; nada and adios from Spain, arriverdeci from Italy etc However, I do get tired of reading practicing where it should be practising.