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