Definition of Angst

1. Noun. An acute but unspecific feeling of anxiety; usually reserved for philosophical anxiety about the world or about personal freedom.

Generic synonyms: Anxiety



Definition of Angst

1. Noun. A feeling of acute but vague anxiety or apprehension often accompanied by depression, ''especially'' philosophical anxiety. ¹

2. Noun. ''More commonly,'' painful sadness or emotional turmoil, ''as'' teen angst. ¹

3. Verb. (informal) To suffer angst; to fret. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Angst

1. a feeling of anxiety or dread [n -S]

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Literary usage of Angst

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1. A German-English dictionary of terms used in medicine and the allied sciences by Hugo Lang, Bertram Abrahams (1905)
"-anfall angst-zustand, m. condition of fear Anhalten, vt & ». to check ; to persist Anhaltend, a. persistent, continued, lasting Anhang, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"At the end of last year, Dr. angst resigned the directorship, but accepted a position as representative of the Canton of Zurich on the museum commission. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"At the end of last year, Dr. angst resigned the directorship, but accepted a position as representative of the Canton of Zürich on the museum commission. ..."

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