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UrbanDictionary definitions are quite apt (possibly NSFW link) https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=angsty

the feeling of not being understood by anyone and that the person is alone in the world. When in reality about a million other people are feeling the same thing.

Whining about how much your life "sucks" even though you live in the richest nation in the world and are a pampered little while [white?] boy/girl. Usually teenagers desplay this quality of "No one loves me or understands me".

and https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Angst

A feeling of despair, anxiety, and depression. It is usually applied to a deep and essentially philosophical anxiety about the world in general or personal freedom.

a feeling of dread, anxiety, or anguish that is commonly associated with the teenage years. And angsty teenager tends to wallow in these feeling melodramatically, wanting pity from others while also simultaneously wishing to remain tragically misunderstood, much to the annoyance of his friends.

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