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)
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I'm going to miss him berating clueless restaurant owners and providing me with an ample dose of schadenfraude.
For example, procrastinate for the first three hours of the day, get into a text argument with your significant other, get to the bottom of why Solange battered Beyonce's hubby Jay (or at the very least revel in some schadenfraude about the situation).
For some, it is a cause of mirth and schadenfraude that Liverpool's unstinting support - which bordered on cult-ish when the team donned t-shirts to protest a ban doled out to him for racism - has been exposed.