cri de coeur

cri de coeur

 (krē′ də kœr′)
n. pl. cris de coeur (krē′)
An impassioned outcry, as of entreaty or protest.

[French cri de cœur : cri, cry + de, of + cœur, heart.]

cri de coeur

(ˌkriː də ˈkɜː)
n, pl cris de coeur
a cry from the heart; heartfelt or sincere appeal
[C20: altered from French cri du coeur]

cri de coeur

(kridə ˈkœr)

n., pl. cris de coeur (kridə)
French.
an anguished cry of distress or protest.
[1900–05; literally, cry of (the) heart]

cri de coeur

A French phrase meaning cry from the heart, used to mean a heartfelt or impassioned cry or appeal.
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cri de cœur

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For a long time, though, she turned down invitations to visit Vietnam, partly because she saw her husband's act as non-partisan, a cri de coeur against killing in general.
With the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, SW&P answered Great Britain's cri de coeur for acetone, which was needed as a solvent to manufacture cordite, a component needed in the smokeless propellant used in shells and bullets.
Talking about the importance to British business of being part of the EU, I think, often amounts to this illdefined cri de coeur that 'we do an awful lot of business with Europe'.
Our American student emerged from the toilet in a state of shock to rejoin his fellow students with the epic cri de coeur "My Gaad, I've only been in the country five minutes and I've got piles already
Nyman talks about numerical N symbolism, but it seems more a cri de coeur than cold calculation.
Un cri de coeur fort et dur, pour remettre ainsi les pendules a l'heure, se faire connaitre autrement, pour ceux qui ne le savent pas ou ceux qui le savent, mais se risquent a l'oublier.
This book is a cri de coeur that draws on all of these, set in a literature that goes back at least to Malthus, represented in the modern era by The Population Bomb (1968), The Limits to Growth (1972), and the many works they inspired.
He could have posted his original remarks on the White House website and replaced them with a cri de coeur on gun control, or comfort for the shaken city.
But just as in Warsaw and Podgorica, up against a side that lacked the courage of their convictions, all the faults which produced Greg Dyke's cri de coeur last week were still in evidence.
Nonetheless within the confines of the genre, this film stands out as a genuine cri de coeur by individuals concerned about the glaring discrimination and injustice faced by homosexuals.
With the Catholic and evangelical opposition to the contraception coverage requirement under the Affordable Care Act, religious freedom has become a potent cri de coeur.
Hooper's terrific film embraces the Schonberg and Boublil songbook with bold directorial flourishes and tour-de-force performances, including a cri de coeur from Anne Hathaway that virtually guarantees her the Oscar next month.