schadenfreude

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scha·den·freu·de

 (shäd′n-froi′də)
n.
Pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others.

[German : Schaden, damage (from Middle High German schade, from Old High German scado) + Freude, joy (from Middle High German vreude, from Old High German frewida, from frō, happy).]

Schadenfreude

(ˈʃaːdənfrɔydə)
n
delight in another's misfortune
[German: from Schaden harm + Freude joy]

scha•den•freu•de

(ˈʃɑd nˌfrɔɪ də)

n.
pleasure felt at someone else's misfortune.
[1890–95; < German, =Schaden harm + Freude joy]

schadenfreude

A German word meaning harm joy, used to mean pleasure taken at the misfortunes of someone else.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schadenfreude - delight in another person's misfortuneSchadenfreude - delight in another person's misfortune
delectation, delight - a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction; "his delight to see her was obvious to all"
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Translations
škodolibost
skadefryd
kahjurõõm
vahingonilo
schadenfreude
káröröm
skadeglädje

schadenfreude

Schadenfreude [ˈʃaɑːdənfrɔɪdə] njoie f maligne (suscitée par le malheur d'autrui)