pusillanimous: (adjective) cowardly, profoundly lacking in noble qualities of courage and valor
That moment when you finish a book, look around, and realize that everyone is just carrying on with their lives as though you didn’t just experience emotional trauma at the hands of a paperback.
apophenia: (noun) finding meaning or patterns where none exist
Thanks to sirgrumpygills for this submission!
I have actually considered it, because listening to a book on tape wouldn’t be quite the same.
Thanks to timid-troubadour for this awesome suggestion!
“I could not believe my eyes when I saw this in a legitimate newspaper. I wanted to cry…”
Thanks to letyourmemoriesgrow for this!