Angst (noun)

  1. A feeling of deep anxiety or dread, typically an unfocused one about the human condition or the state of the world in general.
  2. A mood of great uncertainty or insecurity.


German, from old high german angust, "pain, anxiety", from proto-germanic *angustaz "narrow".


  1. The novel portrays the angst of adolescence.
  2. She felt a sense of angst as she faced the uncertainty of the future.
  3. The character's angst was palpable in the story.
  4. The artist's work is often characterized by a sense of angst and alienation.
  5. The angst of the situation was palpable.
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