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They said they were in an existential crisis. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Failing to act is unlikely to lead to an existential crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bar leaders and a more sensible administration have brought us back from a sense of existential crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Only darts seems to prompt this existential angst. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Soon Spencer-Brown was facing an existential crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It worked best at times when the transatlantic alliance faced an existential, totalitarian threat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is an existential crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They experienced existential anxiety at its height. Christianity Today (2000)They rescued me from a tedious adolescent predisposition to existential angst. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This existential question matters to million of people caught in the inheritance tax trap. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When the food was bad he slumped towards existential despair. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is tennis as a form of existential struggle. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is an existential threat to the party. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It took a while to get over this existential crisis. ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)Juvenile existential angst is all too real. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Maybe it is just some existential despair we all carry with us. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is the closest thing we have to an existential struggle. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Here he riffs on its enormous potential for personal humiliation and existential angst. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then there is also the existential question. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Him drifting around stylish wooden houses while battling existential despair? Times, Sunday Times (2016)He went to the doctor about it and was told he was suffering from existential angst. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is also an existential question of control. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But he soon got over his existential despair. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The idea that new classical music represents an existential threat to civilisation as we know it is still with us. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is as great an existential threat, they argue. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Is southern Europe suffering an existential crisis? Times, Sunday Times (2008)For us it is an existential struggle, it is either us or them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)More than that, it is normal human angst, otherwise known as existential anxiety. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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