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Sturm und Drang (n.)

1844, literally "storm and stress," late 18c. German romanticism period, taken from the title of a 1776 romantic drama by Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger (1752-1831), who gave it this name at the suggestion of Christoph Kauffmann. See storm (n.) + throng (n.).

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Definitions of Sturm und Drang

Sturm und Drang (n.)
a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally);
Synonyms: turbulence / upheaval
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