/ˈɪzəˌbɛl/ pink 5
- finding pleasure in others' misfortune; "shameless joy"
Apparently, only the Germans could come up with a word for it.
At first I thought it sounds cruel but it most likely happens more than we are willing to admit.
My friend does this on purpose. When he's feeling down, he'd go to youtube fail blog and he'd feel better after seeing videos of people less fortunate than he is. :lol:
Although I don't wish it for others, I must admit that when I see some who are in a worse position than I am, I feel better about my life and my problems seem more trivial. :nod: