Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Web Secret #348: The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

One of my fellow members of the Triple Nine Society, (more on them in next week's post,) introduced me to a website of astonishing beauty: The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows.

The Dictionary consists of weekly videos, each of which defines a newly invented word for a strangely powerful emotion. The episodes feature beautiful music, gorgeous visuals and poetic language. I will let the author describe his concept:

So what does a typical episode look like? Here is one for "onism - n. the awareness of how little of the world you’ll experience":


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