Weltschmerz

I’m suffering from a dose of Weltschmerz right now.

I first heard the term in a Marian Keyes book; Sushi for Beginners or Last Chance Saloon, I can’t remember exactly which.

And my psychologist pointed it out to me a few weeks (months?) back, although she didn’t use the term.

For those not familiar with the word, it’s German. I understand it to mean “world sadness”; and its definition is something like “world pain” or “world weariness”. Essentially, it refers to two things; the

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