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angst-ridden Line breaks: angst-ridden

Definition of angst-ridden in English:

adjective

Filled with deep anxiety, especially about oneself or about the nature of existence: frustrated, angst-ridden teenagers
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  • In 1979, I was a particularly angst-ridden teen.
  • He can't be bothered with angst-ridden coming-of-age tales.
  • Maybe blogs could have saved him, like they've saved so many other angst-ridden people in their 20s and 30s.

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