from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Sorrow or sadness over the present or future evils or woes of the world in general; sentimental pessimism.
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I suppose frustration and despair was always part of the condition of the football fan, but there were times reading through the non-jokey suggestions when the radioactive weltschmertz seemed to subsume everything.
If it's the old stockbroker syndrome, the suburban fin de siecle ennui, angst, weltschmertz, call it what you will, will it reenjoy?
It’s the old stockbroker syndrome, the suburban fin de siècle ennui, angst, weltschmertz, call it what you will.