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angst 1

 (ängkst)
n.
A feeling of anxiety or apprehension.
intr.v. angst·ed, angst·ing, angsts
To show or feel anxiety or apprehension: angsted over the upcoming exam.

[German, from Middle High German angest, from Old High German angust; see angh- in Indo-European roots.]

angst′y adj.

angst 2

abbr.
angstrom

angst

(æŋst; German aŋst)
n
1. an acute but nonspecific sense of anxiety or remorse
2. (Philosophy) (in Existentialist philosophy) the dread caused by man's awareness that his future is not determined but must be freely chosen
[German]

angst

(ɑŋkst)

n.
a feeling of dread, anxiety, or anguish.
[1840–50; < German Angst fear, anxiety, Old High German angust; see anger]

angst

1. A German word meaning fear, used to mean a general feeling of anxiety.
2. A feeling of anxiety or apprehension, often without a specific or identifiable cause.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angst - an acute but unspecific feeling of anxietyangst - an acute but unspecific feeling of anxiety; usually reserved for philosophical anxiety about the world or about personal freedom
anxiety - a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune

angst

angst

noun
Translations

angst

[æŋst] Nangustia f

angst

[ˈæŋst] n (= anxiety) → angoisse f angst-riddenangst-ridden [ˈæŋstrɪdən] adjnévrosé(e)

angst

n(Existenz)angst f

angst

[æŋst] n (liter) → ansietà f inv
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CEO and chair, Sir Henry Angest, said that the bank was looking for an expansion into commercial banking as one of three initiatives undertaken by the group in an effort to fuel its momentum.
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Among the politicians to feature on the list for their public service is Tory donor and friend of David Cameron Henry Angest, who was awarded a knighthood along with Simon Burns, who has been Conservative MP for Chelmsford for nearly 30 years.
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Swiss-born Henry Angest, chairman and chief executive of the Arbuthnot Banking Group, wrote the cheque for Ms McVey''s Wirral West Conservatives in February.
Ex–Tory treasurer Henry Angest, a friend of David Cameron, made the donation as a "personal gift" to Employment Minister Esther McVey's constituency party.
Ex-Tory treasurer Henry Angest, a friend of the Camerons, made the donation to Employment Minister Esther McVey's constituency party.
Chairman Henry Angest said STB was delivering the commitments made when the bank floated on the stock exchange late in 2011.
And Flowidea are controlled by multi-millionaire Henry Angest, one of the party's biggest UK donors and a former Tory treasurer.
For a similar reason, I still have a soft spot for the earlier translation of Begrebet Angest as The Concept of Dread.
The chairman of Arbuthnot Banking Group Plc, Henry Angest, said that the bank has had a good start this year.