Definition: A conflicted feeling when you see people, especially children, enjoying water liberally i.e. playing in water fountains, swimming pools, or sprinklers. A sense of fear and frustration that they are wasting a resource that is dwindling, paired with a desire for others — especially the youth— to enjoy the experiences, frivolities and resources you have had or enjoyed access to as a child.

Origin: Sarah, Santa Barbara Field Studies, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, 2016

Agua (Latin) water + oscillation (latin) to swing back and forth

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