Sturm und Drang love

Sturm und Drang

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Turmoil; ferment.
  • noun A German romantic literary movement of the late 1700s whose works typically depicted the struggles of a highly emotional individual against conventional society.

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  • noun Turmoil; a period of emotional intensity and anxiety.

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  • noun a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[German, storm and stress, after Sturm und Drang, a drama by Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger (1752–1831).]

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Borrowed from German phrase with the same figurative meaning.

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