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Sören Kierkegaard (1813—1855) Danish philosopher

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(German, dread, despair, anguish; French, angoisse)

Term introduced by Kierkegaard to indicate general dread or anxiety, arising especially from the lack of purpose, concern, or meaning in the universe. See also nothing.

Subjects: Psychology — Arts and Humanities.


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