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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Schadenfreude mean? 

  The noun SCHADENFREUDE has 1 sense:

1. delight in another person's misfortune

  Familiarity information: SCHADENFREUDE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Delight in another person's misfortune

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Hypernyms ("Schadenfreude" is a kind of...):

delectation; delight (a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction)

Domain region:

Deutschland; Federal Republic of Germany; FRG; Germany (a republic in central Europe; split into East German and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990)

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