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Sturm und Drang   /stərm ənd dræŋ/   Listen
Sturm und Drang

A state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally).  Synonyms: turbulence, upheaval.

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"Sturm und Drang" Quotes from Famous Books

... unpack. And it is true that modern education, when it meets the impatience of youth, often produces an unhappy ferment in the minds of men. To put it shortly, clever students have to go through their age of Sturm und Drang, and they are sometimes disappointed when older people, their tutors, for example, do not help them to weather the storm. It is a tempest in which every one must steer for himself, after all; and Shelley "was borne ...
— Oxford • Andrew Lang

Words linked to "Sturm und Drang" :   political science, fermentation, tempestuousness, agitation, government, unrest, politics, ferment, roller coaster, disorder, violence

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