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- noun Pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others.
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- noun Malicious
enjoymentderived from observing someone else's misfortune.
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- noun delight in another person's misfortune
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[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).]
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Borrowing from German Schadenfreude ("joy in the suffering of others")
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