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Not a usage example, but an exemplar of the emotion:

  • I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure. Clarence Darrow

Request from 2008[edit]

This was originally posted on WT:REE by somebody. "*schadenfreude - I know this entry exists, but could someone have a look at the wikipedia page, w:Schadenfreude, which has stuff that might be moved here. The list of approximate translations is interesting, but might be hard work..." Equinox 22:29, 21 April 2009 (UTC)

French: joie maligne f

My French-English dictionery (HarperCollins/Robert Unabridged, Sixth edition) gives the French translation of schadenfreude as schadenfreude f. Dick Kimball (talk) 12:42, 22 November 2013 (UTC)