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Exploring the Unique Japanese Word Yoyuu 余裕: An Excess of Nuance

This Japanese word can help convey the idea of feeling at ease with our achievements.

Photo by Masaaki Komori on UnsplashYoyuu 余裕, abstract noun.

Yoyuu 余裕, abstract noun

Pronounced: “yoh-yoo”

Yoyuu 余裕 is an interesting word to explore in English, as it has no direct translation.

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