Shashi Tharoor shares another gem, says ‘schadenfreude’ in support of Chidambaram; Twitteratti baffled
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Congress leader Shashi Tharoor came out in support of his party colleague and former Union minister P Chidambaram, who was arrested by the CBI on Wednesday night from his residence in connection with INX media case.

Taking to Twitter, Shashi Tharoor extended his support for the former Union minister saying, "It is a tribute to your strength of character that you are standing up to persecution &character assassination w/ courage & confidence. I believe justice will prevail in the end. Till then we will have to allow some malicious minds their schadenfreude."

As you may have noticed, yet again Tharoor, in his tweet, used the situation to introduce another complex word 'Schadenfreude' to his followers on social media. So what is Schadenfreude? It is a word of German origin, means 'pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune', according to the Oxford dictionary.

This gave netizens a chance to tweet hilarious replies to the tweet.

Here's what netizens had to say:

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