schadenfreude - definition and synonyms
noun [uncountable] formal /ˈʃɑːd(ə)nˌfrɔɪdə/
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a feeling of pleasure that some people have when bad things happen to someone else
Synonyms and related words
Cultural note: schadenfreude (noun)
Schadenfreude comes from the German words Schaden, which means ‘harm’, and Freude, which means ‘joy’.