Translation of Janus-faced in Spanish:


de dos caras, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈdʒeɪnəsˌfeɪst/


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    de dos caras
    • Every day they confront a Janus-faced social discourse on female gender, which wedges them between two conflicting ideals of femininity.
    • It is thus a Janus-faced entity, a paradoxical phenomenon that reflects the paradoxical nature of the human condition.
    • A Janus-faced entity who, looking inward, sees himself as a self-contained unique whole, looking outward as a dependent part.
    • I would like to propose a term for the texts that voice this Janus-faced perspective on grief and for the wider cultural syndrome of which they were a part.
    • Various objects explore this confluence, a Janus-faced culture that is highlighted in portraits of Mehmed by the Venetian Gentile Bellini from 1480 and the Ottoman painter Sinan Bey.
    • It was a Janus-faced county, a place where people were "cultivated," a place of "wealthy families, educational and religious interests, and general enterprise."
    • In this sense, grammar is part of a Janus-faced psychological and neurological process: each person learns and uses a private system which blends into a social consensus.
    • It is more or less reduced to Janus-faced etiquettes of the moral and grotesque body, placed by the author, as it seems, where most suitable.
    • This demonstrates the Janus-faced quality of tradition: In the culture that produced the tradition, it is old, while in the culture that adopts it, it is brand-new.
    • Perhaps this goes some way to explaining why one of our biggest stars is such a Janus-faced mess of narcissism and self-loathing.
    • This Janus-faced image of the Columbia represents both a vexing conundrum for Pacific Northwesterners and a battleground over what the river means to the human community.
    • These reveal a Janus-faced director, working firmly in a tradition of Victorian hagiography, but clearly searching for contemporary relevance.
    • Indeed, the reform policies of Napoleon reflected the regime's Janus-faced character that combined subordination and exploitation, innovation and progress.
    • BAGHDAD - The Iraqi national psyche is a Janus-faced beast when it comes to belief.
    • Most of his summer vacations, spent in St Florian and, latterly, in Steyr, were devoted to intensive work on his symphonies, beginning with the Janus-faced Symphony no.
    • Sade is Beauvoir's Janus-faced ally.
    • The Janus-faced grief we witness in this writing, then, and its despair-in-advance of deploying familiar consolations, is an inspiring precedent for negotiating "double sorrow" even now.
    • Steward comes to function as a representative of Ruby's politically rational self-narrative, while Deacon continues to represent the ambivalent, Janus-faced boundary between the nation's inside and outside.
    • And I suggest that citizenship education needs to start by confronting the Janus-faced nature of people's anger, and making the most of it.