Looking for a word that denotes being really excited for someone, but also a little sad? One option is bittersweet, but if you’d like a term that’s not quite so overused, yayboo is taking hold online. The Modern Greek word charmolype translates as “bitter joy” or “sweet sadness,” although it’s often used in a religious context, particularly around the mix of feelings evoked by crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This is part of a complete episode.

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