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    from German: fɛrnveː

    Farsickness. The longing for far-off places, even, places you’ve never been.

    Fernweh is a German word that, like so many German words, needs to be adopted into English (and, currently, seems to be getting adopted into English unofficially)

    Let’s use it in a sentence:

    “My Ferweh is getting even worse while I’m stuck in the house during social distancing measures.”

    Fernweh: From German. Farsickness. Wanderlust. A longing for far-off places, including places you've never been. Click to Tweet

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    Fernweh (Wikipedia)

    Wanderlust is a strong desire to wander or travel and explore the world.

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    Cheryl is the editor of Caffeine Journal and several other websites. Freed from the constraints of her day job, she took to traveling when able and writing incessantly for little pay, because she loves both writing and WordPress. She lives in Washington State with her spouse, one of two daughters, a mutt, and a Siamese cat.
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