Definition of 'angst'
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Only darts seems to prompt this existential angst. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Anything using a city name would cause massive angst. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their tastes are planted in teenage angst. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why so much angst about who can marry whom? Times, Sunday Times (2013)They rescued me from a tedious adolescent predisposition to existential angst. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We are not out here to cause people angst. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She says my teenage angst ruined the best years of her life. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Juvenile existential angst is all too real. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Or you could obsess about what others are up to and cause yourself much angst. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She channelled her teenage angst into reading books and becoming a goth. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Here he riffs on its enormous potential for personal humiliation and existential angst. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But that was more than just teenage angst. The Sun (2010)He went to the doctor about it and was told he was suffering from existential angst. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But how do you know the difference between normal teenage angst and something more serious? The Sun (2015)Do you feel a wave of existential angst? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Folly or future angst - we can only wait and see. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Cue a great deal of angst, much of it misplaced. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Indeed, her height initially caused her more angst. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I listened to a lot of anxiety and angst. Christianity Today (2000)Had ministers been a little more thoughtful about how they explained their policy, much of the angst could have been avoided. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's a strange thing to say about somewhere that brought me so much pain and grief and caused my family so much angst. The Sun (2012)There is, in his view, too much angst about the modern world. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. angst is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'angst'
British English: angst NOUN
Angst is a feeling of anxiety and worry.
Many kids suffer from acne and angst.
Definition of angst from the Collins English Dictionary
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