Weltschmerz

NOUN
  1. sadness on thinking about the evils of the world
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  • WELTSCHMERZ is a cooperation between painter Chris Gill and sound artist Terence lloren and includes an installation and a live performance by Terence lloren held at 7 pm during the opening.
  • Goethe has called the Weltschmerz, and in which the concentrated sorrow of the world seemed suddenly to lie heavy upon him. Miscellaneous Studies; a series of essays
  • WELTSCHMERZ is a cooperation between painter Chris Gill and sound artist Terence lloren and includes an installation and a live performance by Terence lloren held at 7 pm during the opening.
  • This poet was the Russian spokesman of the so-called Weltschmerz (world-sorrow) which had come into vogue with the A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year Volume Two (of Three)
  • For two years in the midst of my distress over the poverty which, thus suddenly driven into my consciousness, had become to me the "Weltschmerz," there was mingled a sense of futility, of misdirected energy, the belief that the pursuit of cultivation would not in the end bring either solace or relief. Twenty Years at Hull-House, With Autobiographical Notes
  • WELTSCHMERZ is a cooperation between painter Chris Gill and sound artist Terence lloren and includes an installation and a live performance by Terence lloren held at 7 pm during the opening.
  • The troubles confided to these private pages were not due to compunction for anything she had done, nor were they caused by any particular event; they expressed simply a general discontent with herself and a kind of Weltschmerz not uncommon in a young and thoughtful mind. Lady John Russell
  • Clearly, González Iñárritu knows his Weltschmerz, and he burrows deep into the existential loneliness of each character to create a kaleidoscope of cumulative human sadness and grief over the state of the world. GreenCine Daily: Interview. Guillermo Arriaga.
  • This one makes gets me feeling the Weltschmerz all over again: a battle (to the death?) for second place. Death to Russian Scammers
  • Shaking off what in more amusing circumstances could be called Weltschmerz, I heaved myself into a sitting posture and said, 'Big animal, just behind right ear. A Rude Awakening
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