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Words of the Day — March 26, 2012

March 26, 2012 - Scott Viau
Sturm und Drang — shtoorm-oond-drahng — literally "storm and stress" angst — aingst — a feeling of fear or dread

Example: "Andrew Ferguson's article on the horrors of writing the infamous college entrance essay, explores its problems: 'Amid all the Sturm und Drang, one important fact is seldom mentioned to applicants or their parents ... and for all the angst the essay causes, it's only a very small piece of the puzzle.'"

 
 
 

 

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