cafard

cafard

(French kafar)
n
a feeling of severe depression
[C20: from French, literally: cockroach, hypocrite]
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l Shorts: Hope (Qatar) by Abdulla al-Jananhi; J'ai Le Cafard (Kuwait, Qatar) by Maysaa Almumin; The Present (Palestine, Qatar) by Farah Nabulsi; Sameh Morsy's Sixteen (Egypt, France, Qatar); This Is Not a Drill (Qatar) by Nadia al-Khater; and Yemini director Mariam al-Dhubhani's In the Middle (Yemen, Qatar).
Barricades dans des especes de [beaucoup moins que]ghettos[beaucoup plus grand que], a cause de la formule [beaucoup moins que] tout compris [beaucoup plus grand que], les touristes finissent par avoir le cafard et battre en retraite.
2019 Shorts by Qatar-based talents in Development include:Msa7ar (Qatar) by Hassan al Jahni Fatima; Border (Qatar/ Fall Grants 2018) by Khalifa al Thani; J'ai le cafard (Kuwait, UK, Qatar) by Maysaa al Mumin; Al-Azza (Sudan, Qatar) by Eman Mirghani; and 6 Months and 1 Day (France, Morocco, Qatar) by Yassine Ouahrani.
shaking off the torpor of the cafard [Cheever's private term for his recurring state of severe depression] was to remind himself, emphatically, of certain abiding virtues that made life beautiful.
Qui de nous n'a pas entendu parler de l'histoire d'un cafard au fond d'une bouteille de soda ou encore de la chique et de cheveux dans une baguette de pain?
Quanto a Dino Campana, sul numero unico degli studenti bolognesi, <<Il Papiro>>, del dicembre 1912, fece uscire Montagna--La Chimera, Le Cafard, Dualismo e, sul foglio universitario, <<Il Goliardo>> (febbraio 1913), Terra rossa--Scorcio; alla fine di questo stesso anno, presento a Papini e a Soffici i Canti Orfici per avere un loro giudizio, ma, avendo quest'ultimo perduto la copia affidatagli in un trasloco, fu costretto a riscriverne il testo nella primavera del 1914.
France and "Indochina": cultural representations (or Michael Vann, "Of Le Cafard and Other Tropical Threats: Disease and White Colonial Culture in Indochina" in the same volume)
Au cours de la derniere semaine, avez-vous eu le sentiment d'etre deprime (avoir le cafard, se sentir triste, se sentir deprime, etre pessimiste, se sentir malheureux)?
Max Cafard, who at one time was a fervent devotee of Bookchin) all harshly denounce Bookchin's social ecology, and were more than a match for Bookchin in their invective.
Je le haissais; je pensais: 'Il est mechant, ii est idiot, il me donne le cafard; mon chien est plus intelligent que lui, car il sait que toutes les personnes sont differentes, tandis que Borges pense que tous les chiens sont pareils.' Borges ne comprenait pas ma peine.