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1. a kind of joyous or victorious feeling that one experiences when some type of misfortune befalls a competitive friend or frenemey, which is immediately followed by guilt
Dude 1: Kurt's ex-grilfriends have started a band, and they make fun of him really bad in all of their songs. Guess what? They just got offered a major label record deal for a lot of money.

Dude 2: Wow. Well, I'm experiencing a kind of semi schadenfreude right now. Kurt is my pal, but he definitely had it coming.
by billmill May 15, 2010
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