noun. ['ˈɑːŋkst'] an acute but unspecific feeling of anxiety; usually reserved for philosophical anxiety about the world or about personal freedom.
Rhymes with Angst
How do you pronounce angst?
Pronounce angst as ɑŋkst.
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Sentences with angst
Once their mates pass away, angst and frustration are common.
2. Noun, singular or mass
When a marriage becomes strained, it can cause a great deal of grief and angst in both spouses.
Quotes about angst
1. I think people appreciate a songwriter who shows different sides. The whole angst thing is cool, but if that's all you've got, it's just boring. Everything I write, whether it's happy or sad, has a sense of humor to it.
- Katy Perry
2. Once we got over the origin story, we could really delve deeper into their lives and characters and angst. So this movie actually has more heart, more humor.
- Avi Arad
3. To separate oneself from the burden, the angst, the anguish that we all encounter everyday. To say I am alive, I am wonderful, I am. I am. That is something to aspire to.
- Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain