Doodles are a great way to hone your artistic skills or to kill time during the late afternoon slump, or even to sharpen your focus. When I doodle, anything can inspire me: from a strange shape a shadow creates in a cup of tea, to a crazy idea I saw somewhere on the web.

Over the years I’ve accumulated a handsome amount of doodles. Some of them are just squiggles filling up a page, while others are more elaborate and detailed. Usually, I pair my doodles with quotes that inspire me or articulate what I feel at that exact moment. During one of my doodling sessions, the idea dawned on me that I should look up some of the most unique words in the world and combine them with my little sketches. I was surprised to find that most of my creations could double as descriptions to some of the most profound, and melancholic words that I’ve discovered on the net. Here are some of my favorites!

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Balter

Balter

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I dunno lmao 7 months ago

I love this one!!

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#2

Cosmogyral

Cosmogyral

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juice 7 months ago

moss piglet!

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#3

Enouement

Enouement

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#4

Abyssopelagic

Abyssopelagic

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#5

Acatalepsy

Acatalepsy

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Kirsty Mann 7 months ago

Think this a lot!

#6

Drapetomania

Drapetomania

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Victoria Rey Piuma 7 months ago

Have this often. Want to stay in the bus, go to the airport and just leave.

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#7

Habromania

Habromania

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Andreea Tiron 2 months ago

romania in habromania!

#8

Litost

Litost

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Shakespere Zen 6 months ago

Oh my😔💜💙🖤

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#9

Fernweh

Fernweh

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Victoria Rey Piuma 7 months ago

Oooh. ... like longing to see the aurora borealis. Feeling like it's essential to see it.

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#10

Selcouth

Selcouth

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Victoria Rey Piuma 7 months ago

Yes!! Perfect!

#11

Wabi-Sabi

Wabi-Sabi

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#12

Waldeinsamheit

Waldeinsamheit

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Pamula Furness 7 months ago

Oooooh, lovely! and so evocative

#13

Crepuscular

Crepuscular

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Kirsty Mann 7 months ago

Go the crepuscular brush turkey!

#14

Fika

Fika

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MidnightFury 7 months ago

Awww! Tea Time!!!

#15

Hiraeth

Hiraeth

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#16

Opia

Opia

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Kirsty Mann 7 months ago

So glad there's a word for this :)

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#17

Pluviophile

Pluviophile

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Marnee DeRider 7 months ago

My son! Since he was a kid. When it would rain, he would always ask if he could play outside. He still will take a walk if it starts to rain and he has the time.

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#18

Psithurism

Psithurism

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#19

Sillage

Sillage

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Pamula Furness 7 months ago

LOVE this illustration!

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#20

Sweven

Sweven

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#21

Ya'aburnee

Ya'aburnee

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See Also on Bored Panda
#22

Feuillemort

Feuillemort

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#23

Hygge

Hygge

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#24

Lacuna

Lacuna

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#25

Mangata

Mangata

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#26

Mellifluous

Mellifluous

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#27

Myrkr

Myrkr

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#28

Nefelibata

Nefelibata

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#29

Oneirataxia

Oneirataxia

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Marnee DeRider 7 months ago

Was "inability" the intended word?

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#30

Orphic

Orphic

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#31

Paracosm

Paracosm

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#32

Selenophile

Selenophile

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Lily Sergeant 7 months ago

I am definitely a Selenophile :)

#33

Tacenda

Tacenda

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Victoria Rey Piuma 7 months ago

What a lovely, disturbing, horrible, beautiful drawing.

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#34

Peregrinate

Peregrinate

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