Soèdade (saudade) – “longing” or “yearning” – is a Portuguese word that does not have a precise translation in English. It has been described as a “vague and constant desire for something that does not and probably cannot exist”.
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Sometimes I feel that I desire to able to relate to people, so much so, that when I see people by themselves, alone, in solitude, I project all my secret yearnings and desires. Perhaps they too are looking for the same things.