Scrabble Word WELTSCHMERZ

Definition of WELTSCHMERZ:

  • (German) mental depression or apathy caused by comparison of the actual state of the world with an ideal state [n -ES]
  • A feeling of melancholy and world-weariness
  • often capitalized Weltschmerz mental depression or apathy caused by comparison of the actual state of the world with an ideal state.
  • sentimental pessimism; sorrow that one feels and accepts as one's necessary portion in life.
  • sorrow that one feels and accepts as one's necessary portion in life; sentimental pessimism.

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