Last week, the Cut wrote about a new, controversial theory of emotions, which claims we just might have an infinite number of them, so long as we can name them. Then, we asked dozen of writers to coin names for 78 new complex emotions, from libido snap to liegasm and Hupokringesis. This week, we turned to our readers, asking them on Twitter and Instagram for their own new emotions. Read their wonderfully creative new words like shrediness (illustrated above), hongry, and cuddlish, below.
We updated Roger Hargreaves’s Little Miss and Mr. Men universe as a suggestion to include some of our new emotions. Illustration: Zohar Lazar