Litost is a nearly untranslatable Czech word, a state of feeling miserable and humiliated. “Litost is a state of torment created by the sudden sight of one’s own misery,” - The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera. Litost connects insult to revenge, with desire to strike back at the perceived source of one’s shame.
For example: double-litost, double-revenge Tupac Shakur vs. Notorious B.I.G.
by B. McDoc August 14, 2005

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