Pleasure derived from the misfortune of others. German origin, basically sadism.
As to go so far to say it's sadism would be a tad mistaken; a sadist would enjoy pain of others, while Schadenfreude literally means "friend of pain". Although literally they sound the same, schadenfreude would be more civil misfortune, for an example, deriving joy from a peer failing a test
cool word but when do we actually use them??
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A prayer asking for divine love and blessing or
the utterance of a blessing at the end of a religious service.
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