a feeling of dread, anxiety, or anguish.
- angsty, adjective, angst·i·er, angst·i·est.
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British Dictionary definitions for angst
an acute but nonspecific sense of anxiety or remorse
(in Existentialist philosophy) the dread caused by man's awareness that his future is not determined but must be freely chosen
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Cultural definitions for angst
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