[ joh-moh ]
/ ˈdʒoʊ moʊ /
a feeling of contentment with one’s own pursuits and activities, without worrying over the possibility of missing out on what others may be doing: You can’t feel the good vibes of JOMO until you stop obsessing over everyone else’s Facebook postings.
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See also FOMO.
Origin of JOMO
First recorded in 2000–05; j(oy) o(f) m(issing) o(ut)
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Examples from the Web for jomo
The sons of Idi Amin, Daniel Arap Moi, and Jomo Kenyatta could not manage the power their fathers tried to give them.