My new favorite is "katzenjammer".
1 : hangover
2 : distress 2
3 : a discordant clamor
traffic was all tied up, the kids were fighting, and in the midst of all this katzenjammer, the phone rang
Origin: German, from Katze cat + Jammer distress.
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