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Categories: Existentialist concepts, Philosophical pessimism, Melancholia, German words and phrases, Literary concepts
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world-weariness  Weltschmerz
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Sadness on thinking about the evils of the world WordNet 3.0
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Sadness on thinking about the evils of the world WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Weltschmerz is a literary concept describing the feeling experienced by an individual who believes that reality can never satisfy the expectations of the mind, resulting in "a mood of weariness or sadness about life arising from the acute awareness of evil and suffering". Wikipedia
German word for deep sadness about the state of the world Wikidata
The state or characteristic of being world-weary. Wiktionary
Characteristic of being world-weary. Wiktionary (translation)
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