[Ads-l] schadenfreudian

Benjamin Barrett mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 13 12:41:53 UTC 2016

In Wiktionary (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/schadenfreudian <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/schadenfreudian>) without citations or a date, this adjective is found in “The Cultural Allure of Bank Robbers” by Vann R. Newark II in the _Atlantic_ today (http://theatln.tc/2breqZz <http://theatln.tc/2breqZz>).

"Even when bankers are the primary characters in movies, as they are in Wall Street and The Wolf of Wall Street, we watch and await their inevitable schadenfreudian demise.”

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA
The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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