ANGST

n. An emotional state encompassing anxiety and fear. N. May also reflect the uncertainty, fear, and anguish in an existential sense when a person faces a fundamentally uncertain situation that signifies the importance of personal responsibility and conscious choice.

ANGST: "The individual experienced angst when he or she was faced with a choice as to whether or not to tell his professor that his friend cheated on an exam. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANGST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/angst/ (accessed July 18, 2019).
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