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There’s a loose connection of meanings; an individual in the grip of schadenfreude is likely to disguise or misrepresent his real emotions. About 500 ghits:
Worse than just simple envy is “schadenfraud” — a German word that describes the feeling that some people harbor when it is not enough that they do well but …
Speaking of Bonds, I cannot remember a greater display of schadenfraud—that’s German for I love to spit on your grave—than the outpouring of delight …
A little schadenfraud now and again is just what the doctor ordered to cure the melancholy that plagues Cubs fans annually.
They’re basically our moment to gather together, drink deep from the glass of Schadenfraud, whoop it up a bit, after which we feel refreshed, ...
US gives up search for Iraq WMD … After lurking on MeFi for years and having to suffer through ParisParamus’ smug indignation throughout, this is certainly bittersweet schadenfraud.
WMF Windows Virus: Official MS Patch … It’s not exacty schadenfraud, more like pity and disbelief watching all the sad MS victims scramble to install the latest patch ...