10 Words Every Traveler Should Know

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1. <strong>Numinous</strong> (adj.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> English<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> A powerful feeling of both fear &amp; fascination, of being in awe and overwhelmed by what is before is you. 1. <strong>Numinous</strong> (adj.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> English<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> A powerful feeling of both fear &amp; fascination, of being in awe and overwhelmed by what is before is you.

1. Numinous (adj.)

Origin: English

Definition: A powerful feeling of both fear & fascination, of being in awe and overwhelmed by what is before is you.

2. <strong>Peregrinate</strong> (v.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> Latin<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> Travel or wander around from place to place. 2. <strong>Peregrinate</strong> (v.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> Latin<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> Travel or wander around from place to place.

2. Peregrinate (v.)

Origin: Latin

Definition: Travel or wander around from place to place.

3. <strong>Hodophile</strong> (adj.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> Greek<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> "Lover of roads", one who loves to travel. 3. <strong>Hodophile</strong> (adj.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> Greek<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> "Lover of roads", one who loves to travel.

3. Hodophile (adj.)

Origin: Greek

Definition: "Lover of roads", one who loves to travel.

4.&nbsp;<strong>Sehnsucht</strong> (n.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> German<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> A wistful longing and yearning in the heart for a far, familiar, non-earthy land once can identify as one's home. 4.&nbsp;<strong>Sehnsucht</strong> (n.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> German<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> A wistful longing and yearning in the heart for a far, familiar, non-earthy land once can identify as one's home.

4. Sehnsucht (n.)

Origin: German

Definition: A wistful longing and yearning in the heart for a far, familiar, non-earthy land once can identify as one's home.

5. <strong>Nemophilist</strong> (n.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> Greek<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> A haunter of woods; one who loves the forest and its beauty and solitude. 5. <strong>Nemophilist</strong> (n.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> Greek<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> A haunter of woods; one who loves the forest and its beauty and solitude.

5. Nemophilist (n.)

Origin: Greek

Definition: A haunter of woods; one who loves the forest and its beauty and solitude.

6. <strong>Selcouth</strong> (adj.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> English<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> unfamiliar, rare, strange and yet marvelous. 6. <strong>Selcouth</strong> (adj.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> English<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> unfamiliar, rare, strange and yet marvelous.

6. Selcouth (adj.)

Origin: English

Definition: unfamiliar, rare, strange and yet marvelous.

7.&nbsp;<strong>Wayfarer</strong> (n.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> English<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> Someone who loves to travel, especially on foot. 7.&nbsp;<strong>Wayfarer</strong> (n.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> English<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> Someone who loves to travel, especially on foot.

7. Wayfarer (n.)

Origin: English

Definition: Someone who loves to travel, especially on foot.

8.&nbsp;<strong>Resfeber</strong> (n.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> Swedish<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong>&nbsp;The restless race of the traveller&rsquo;s heart before the journey begins, when anxiety and anticipation are tangled together. 8.&nbsp;<strong>Resfeber</strong> (n.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> Swedish<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong>&nbsp;The restless race of the traveller&rsquo;s heart before the journey begins, when anxiety and anticipation are tangled together.

8. Resfeber (n.)

Origin: Swedish

Definition: The restless race of the traveller’s heart before the journey begins, when anxiety and anticipation are tangled together.

9.&nbsp;<strong>Fernweh</strong> (n.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> German<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> A strong desire to travel and visit far off places. 9.&nbsp;<strong>Fernweh</strong> (n.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> German<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong> A strong desire to travel and visit far off places.

9. Fernweh (n.)

Origin: German

Definition: A strong desire to travel and visit far off places.

10.&nbsp;<strong>D&eacute;rive</strong> (n.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> Latin/French<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong>&nbsp;A spontaneous journey where the traveller leaves their life behind for a time to let the spirit of the landscape and architecture attract and move them. 10.&nbsp;<strong>D&eacute;rive</strong> (n.)<br /><br /><strong>Origin:</strong> Latin/French<br /><br /><strong>Definition:</strong>&nbsp;A spontaneous journey where the traveller leaves their life behind for a time to let the spirit of the landscape and architecture attract and move them.

10. Dérive (n.)

Origin: Latin/French

Definition: A spontaneous journey where the traveller leaves their life behind for a time to let the spirit of the landscape and architecture attract and move them.

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