Please, someone please have this 2015 winner introduced into the English language ASAP, please (did I say please?): Gutmensch.
A Gutmensch is a do-gooder or a starry-eyed idealist. Or the term can also be seen as a blanket reproach for being “naive, dumb and worldly innocent, or being someone suffering from helper syndrome or moral imperialism.”
Or if you want a more concrete example of what this kind of non-word ailment can lead to, take a look at what’s going in in Germany right now. That’s right. The Gutmenschen are behind all of this.
Wer Gutmensch sagt, verdient sich seinen Shitstorm.