cri de coeur

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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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They can respond to online cris de coeur or passionate public protests as part of their customer service practice.
Such was the cacophony of cris de coeur rising up from the Brazilian streets.
Is he unaware of the fact that numerous books, documentaries, official investigative reports, government commissions, psychological and sociological analyses, exposes, memoirs, and personal and collective cris de coeur already exist?
Each time I hear his rich, throaty cris de coeur I'm totally dumbfounded the world has yet to scoop him in its arms and hug him with all the love it can muster.
Nonetheless, although the 1532 edition is a far less direct product and representation of historical crisis than the 1516 edition, it is, for this very reason, more able to thematize crisis and to transform it from a series of ad hominem attacks and cris de coeur into an analysis of ideology in more general and reflective terms.