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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