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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sadness on thinking about the evils of the world.

Usage examples (25)
  • The recent war on terror has brought her such Weltschmerz that she thought there is no more hope for humanity.
  • Disenchantment of life, or "Weltschmerz," became a fashionable malady.
  • Lilly's Weltschmerz, as Frank would come to call it.
  • But Lilly, 'Frank would say,' Lilly has true Weltschmerz. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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