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Weltschmerz

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synonyms for Weltschmerz

  • agony
  • apprehension
  • dread
  • misgiving
  • nervousness
  • uneasiness
  • blues
  • depression
  • mid-life crisis

antonyms for Weltschmerz

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  • calmness
  • confidence
  • happiness
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How to use Weltschmerz in a sentence

Have the Zeitgeist and the Weltschmerz and the other things compared to which ‘le spleen’ was gay, done so much for us?
THE RHYTHM OF LIFEALICE MEYNELL
The work which is presented in the following pages is intended to be a modest contribution to the natural history of Weltschmerz.
TYPES OF WELTSCHMERZ IN GERMAN POETRYWILHELM ALFRED BRAUN
This is entirely compatible with the definition of Weltschmerz which has been attempted above.
TYPES OF WELTSCHMERZ IN GERMAN POETRYWILHELM ALFRED BRAUN
The second bearing which his relations to Louise have upon his Weltschmerz lies in the fact that his love ended in disappointment.
TYPES OF WELTSCHMERZ IN GERMAN POETRYWILHELM ALFRED BRAUN
Hence the difference between the pessimism of Ibsen and the romantic Weltschmerz of these uncritical minds.
TYPES OF WELTSCHMERZ IN GERMAN POETRYWILHELM ALFRED BRAUN
It is not only the poetic climax of his Hellenism, but also the most complete expression of his Weltschmerz in its various phases.
TYPES OF WELTSCHMERZ IN GERMAN POETRYWILHELM ALFRED BRAUN
So far as we may judge from his lyrics, very little of Lenau's Weltschmerz was inspired by patriotic considerations.
TYPES OF WELTSCHMERZ IN GERMAN POETRYWILHELM ALFRED BRAUN
And it is in this light only that Werther's malady deserves in any comprehensive sense the term Weltschmerz.
TYPES OF WELTSCHMERZ IN GERMAN POETRYWILHELM ALFRED BRAUN
Consequently his Weltschmerz loses in breadth what through the depth of the poet's introspection it gains in intensity.
TYPES OF WELTSCHMERZ IN GERMAN POETRYWILHELM ALFRED BRAUN
But we have already distinguished between pessimism as a system of philosophy, and Weltschmerz as a poetic mood.
TYPES OF WELTSCHMERZ IN GERMAN POETRYWILHELM ALFRED BRAUN
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WORDS RELATED TO WELTSCHMERZ

  • Weltschmerz
  • agony
  • apprehension
  • blues
  • depression
  • dread
  • mid-life crisis
  • misgiving
  • nervousness
  • uneasiness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.