Combination of wank and angst, sometimes spelled as wankst-
Ridiculously overblown self-pity.
Louis, the vampire from Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles, is the poster child for wangst.
Most often found in bad fiction (especially fanfiction), wangst is the combination of “wang” and “angst”; it’s a condition where a character is supposedly unfortunate and deserving of pity but the real emotion the viewer/reader is supposed to feel is awe at the character’s awesome power and l33t sk1llz.
A good writer can write a believable character who has a lot of power but whose life still sucks. A really good writer can even write a believable character whose life sucks as a direct result of having such power. But when bad writers try to combine these two things, the result is often wangst.
She writes all her vampires the same way — they wangst about how horrible and tragic their curse is but it’s like the only actual effect of being a vampire is your sex is always great and you always look amazing when you go out clubbing all night.
Oh man, I can’t believe the Gary Stu in this story. He’s an unbeaten combat fighter, a gourmet cook and a famous rock star, holds three doctorates, can fire any gun and pilot any vehicle, and now he’s wangsting that he has too many women chasing him to try and have his babies!
The deep shameful feeling a man experiences in the aftermath of masturbation. It is unclear whether women are known sufferers but there are certainly cases. A combination of “wank” and “angst” perfectly conveys this inexplicable emotion. It is overwhelming and often leads to a vow to cut down on masturbation, although this never lasts.
Nick would have gone to church, but didn’t recover from the wangst he felt after his early morning masturbation session
Terry deleted half of the porn on his hard drive after a particularly severe period of wangst.
Metaphorically wanking over your angst. Throwing a pity party for one, over something that isn’t necessarily worth a full blown pity party. Overthinking things, creating teen emo art, but looking back at it and having a laugh about how wangsty you were.
Wangst often results in bad poems, black and white selfies by windows with rain drops on them, or other tumblr-esque art.
It is true that most great artists have gone through times of wangst, and emotional turmoil.
Bro 1: “Hey bro I noticed you were posting a lot of your own song lyrics on your blog. Is everything okay with Em?”
Bro 2: “Yeahnah things are all good. Just got a bit wangsty the other night.”
Bro 1: “Wild”
Purposefully exaggerating angst to garner sympathy.
Jon : Man my life sucks. I hate it.
Jeremy : What’s up with the wangst?
The angst and in-fighting among a group of friends, blogging community, etc., resulting from one or more acts of wankery.
His flame of her blog entry spread wangst throughout the entire comm.
Whining about the fact that you have not gotten any sexual gratification from the opposite sex. Your penis is depressed. It is a wang, with angst. Wangst.
“Girls just seem to avoid me, I don’t know why…”
“Cut out the wangst, man, I don’t care.”