[ UK /ˈæŋst/ ]
[ US /ˈɑŋkst/ ]
  1. an acute but unspecific feeling of anxiety; usually reserved for philosophical anxiety about the world or about personal freedom
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How To Use angst In A Sentence

  • Neutral sodium absorbs orange light - at wavelengths of 5890 and 5896 angstroms - from stars that lie behind it.
  • A rummage through the BBC archives shows a country suffering a great deal of angst.
  • Not sure if it's something that adults will really like since it's kind of angsty and makes a lot of pop culture references. Peter Sollett to Direct Marvel’s Runaways? | /Film
  • The songs are irritatingly infectious with enough angst to keep the moodiest teenagers frowning.
  • Because it's basically like a film noir grifter gangster story and Ed's the leader of a con team and they do this complicated grift.
  • Jules Angst and Cecile Ernst, published a survey of all the birth order research from 1946 to 1980.
  • DK, teh oringinal nowncement wuz awn teh cheeztown cryer bak in Aprilz, Ambercat, SJMartoonie, Tidmum an Teh Angsty Wun r partisipatin inna 5km “run/walk/stagger” teehee, ai luffed taht in ayd uv cansur reeserch. And STAY down! - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • He said you could appreciate directors who worked in gangster films, war films, westerns, etc.
  • Makes me look a gangsta rapper! The Sun
  • After a time teaching drama in borstals, prisons and community centres, he suffered two more breakdowns until one day, while sitting on a bus, his persistent angst, dread and fear of failure simply evaporated.
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