What Is 'Angst'?


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Louise Gorman Profile
Louise Gorman answered
Angst means fear or anxiety. It is a German, Dutch and Scandanivian word. Angst is usually associated with teenagers, known as 'teenage angst'.

Angst is also associated with certain types of music such as punk, nu metal and grunge. Angsty teenagers usually listen to this type of music. Teenage Angst has been mentioned by bands such as Nirvana and Placebo. One of Nirvana's songs 'Serve the Servant' contained a line about teenage angst and Placebo released a song called 'Teenage Angst'.

Angst has also become a popular genre in fanfiction and usually involves characters from popular books turning gothic, which has sparked criticism from readers who dislike stores where characters' personalities are changed from the original works.
Misbah Arshad Profile
Misbah Arshad answered
Angst is an acute but unspecific feeling of anxiety. It usually is reserved for the philosophical anxiety about the world or about personal freedom. In certain situations it is used as an alternate of fear. It is also a type of an active sniffer in field of networks security. It provides different ways for very aggressive sniffing on switched local area networks.
Ambreen Misbah Profile
Ambreen Misbah answered
The word angst which was first used in 1942 refers to a strong feeling of anxiety, apprehension, or insecurity. For example, teenage angst is very common nowadays.

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