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noun as in feeling of anxiety

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The games don’t save us, but they allow for a release of all the angst and pressure.

It is an exceptionally vulnerable stage of life anyway, and this is a generation that has grown up with school-shooter drills and built-in angst about the long-term effects of climate change.

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Twelve years after conservatives condemned a Department of Homeland Security report on right-wing radicalization, its conclusion — that the Internet and economic angst were making it easier for extremists to recruit — looks prescient.

A buildup of angst against ad trackers and app snooping led to major changes in hardware and software alike.

This covid-19 shutdown is the small respite that everyone needed, the pass that is going to prevent an entire subcategory of familial angst in 2020.

Heightening his angst, Warren pines for precocious Jessica (Gevinson).

All the paranoia over shape, all the body angst, previously thought as reserved for women, is coming our way, guys.

Breaking up is hard to do—especially for your friends who have to listen to countless hours of your post-relationship angst.

Even before that ode to Jewish angst and masturbation hit the bookstores in 1969, Roth was a Yaddo veteran.

And I admit I look back on my teenage self and think a lot of my angst sounds like an Onion article.

Her situation is a very difficult one; and "die Angst," she says, often brings on a pain at her heart.

As used in the early eighteenth century, the term "hyp" was perhaps not far from what our century has learned to call Angst.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to angst, such as: agony, apprehension, dread, misgiving, nervousness, and uneasiness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.