schadenfreude
[ shahd-n-froi-duh ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
1890–95; German Schadenfreude, from Schaden ‘harm’ + Freude ‘joy
Synonyms
  • glee
  • pleasure
  • enjoyment
Antonyms
  • displeasure
Definition
satisfaction or pleasure felt at someone else's misfortune
Example
The bully thrives on schadenfreude.
Usage Over Time

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