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wabi-sabi

[ wah-bee-sah-bee ]
/ ˈwɑ biˈsɑ bi /
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noun
a Japanese aesthetic concept that finds beauty and serenity in objects, landscapes, designs, etc., that are simple, imperfect, and impermanent: It's the philosophy of wabi-sabi, which delights in the tarnish on an ancient silver bowl and the old uneven cobblestones.
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Origin of wabi-sabi

First recorded in 1990–95; from Japanese

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