The Danish word skadefryd is a calque derived from the German word Schadenfreude.
The Danish skadefryd is also a Norwegian word. The word skadefryd may be literally translated as “damage rejoice” and may be defined as joy or pleasure of others’ suffering.
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The German word Schadenfreude may be defined as pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others.
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