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Artists and poets suffered from it, and soon a claim to ennui was a mark of spiritual depth and sensitivity. It implied feelings of superiority and self-regard, the idea being that only bourgeois people too deluded or stupid to see the basic futility of any action could be happy.
While anxiety and angst are often interchangeable, anxiety foregrounds a feeling of suffering (also present in angst), while angst foregrounds dissatisfaction, a complaint about the way the world is.
describes a world weariness felt from a perceived mismatch between the ideal image of how the world should be with how it really is.
Science tells us that the universe is heading towards a state of complete entropy/collapse/the end.