About a yearish ago (somewhere in there) I asked how to say her name, and that's cleared up now on the Wikipedia page devoted to her.
What I'm writing about now, though, is a footnote on page 117, in the chapter entitled The Love of God and Affliction, concerning the word malheur:
>>>No English word exactly conveys the meaning of the French malheur. Our word unhappiness is a negative term and far too weak. Affliction is the nearest equivalent but not quite satisfactory. Malheur has in it a sense of inevitability and doom.
Can anybody elaborate? When would you generally use the word? How is it used in day-to-day speech?