In Other Words: Wanderlust | Darling Magazine

This is part of our word series, In Other Words. You can catch up on previous words here.

Word every Darling should know: Wanderlust

Why this word: Buenos Aires. Canberra. Vienna. Brussels. La Paz. Sarajevo. Beijing. Havana. Prague. Cairo. Helsinki. Paris. Berlin. Athens. Port-au-Prince. Budapest. New Delhi. Jakarta. Tehran. Baghdad. Dublin. Jerusalem. Rome. Tokyo. Nairobi. Seoul. Beirut. Tripoli. Luxembourg. Kuala Lumpur. Monaco. Amsterdam. Oslo. Lima. Lisbon. Bucharest. Moscow. Dakar. Singapore. Madrid. Stockholm. Damascus. Taipei. Bangkok. Kampala. Abu Dhabi. London. Caracas. Hanoi. Oh, the list goes on…

Definition: wanderlust (noun) pronunciation: won-der-luhst

1. A strong, innate desire to rove or travel about
2. Desire for wandering

Use this word in a sentence: He acquired wanderlust while serving in the Navy.

Have you been using our previous words?

Petrichor: The pleasant smell outside after it rains
Fruition: Attainment of anything desired
Ubiquitous: Existing or being everywhere
Meraki: To do something with soul, creativity, or love

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  1. I love this post! As someone who’s lived in Europe for three years, wanderlust is deeply woven through my being. Yet, I now have opportunities moving me back towards the states, but I have the ubiquitous desire of seeing fruition in my life and dreams instantaneously! I want to continue living and traveling abroad and pursue my long-term goals with meraki. Ha! Wanderlust can sometimes be quite a dilemma!

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