I was trying to search for a word synonymous to “missing someone/something”, and I found this word. What a strong, beautiful word.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saudade

“Saudade was once described as “the love that remains” after someone is gone.

Saudade is the recollection of feelings, experiences, places or events that once brought excitement, pleasure, well-being, which now triggers the senses and makes one live again. It can be described as an emptiness, like someone or something that should be there in a particular moment is missing, and the individual feels this absence. It brings sad and happy feelings all together, sadness for missing and happiness for having experienced the feeling.

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