Wiktionary:Word of the day/February 17

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for February 17
Sturm und Drang n
  1. A proto-Romantic movement in German literature and music which occurred from the late 1760s to the early 1780s, emphasizing individual subjectivity and the free expression of emotions.
  2. Turmoil; a period of emotional intensity and anxiety.
PointingHand.svg German dramatist Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger, whose 1776 play Sturm und Drang lent its name to the phrase, was born on this day in 1752.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback