SCHADENFREUDE

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SCHADENFREUDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/schadenfreude/ (accessed September 21, 2019).
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