SCHADENFREUDE By N., Sam M.S. - 1 Enjoying or deriving satisfaction from misfortune befalling others. From the German words for harm and joy. SCHADENFREUDE: "The reader is presented with a classic scenario of schadenfreude." Related Psychology Terms LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) READABILITY RESEARCH Hitler and Conformity LEARNING ADDS Counselor and Client Safety EARLY INFANTILE AUTISM CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION HOSTILITY READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SCHADENFREUDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/schadenfreude/ (accessed June 25, 2022).