weltschmerz (VELT-shmerts) noun
World weariness; pessimism, apathy, or sadness felt at the difference
between physical reality and the ideal state.
[From German Weltschmerz, from Welt (world) + Schmerz (pain).]
"I hate being told to have a good time! I'll feel the weltschmerz
if I want to."
Mari Sasano; Things to Do Today; Edmonton Journal (Canada); Dec 3, 2005.