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Explanation: Europessimism refers to a widespread political mood among Europe's elites in the 70s and early 80s that Europe's prospects were dim because it was too sclerotic, beset by strikes, stagflation and terrorism etc.
It predates, and has nothing to do, with Euroscepticism, which describes the mainly British (but also Danish etc) movement against the transformation of the European Union into a federal, centralized and bureaucratic state. This movement only started in earnest with Margaret Thatcher's 1988 Bruges speech and came to be known as euroscepticism in the early 90s during the fight for the ratification of the Maastricht treaty in the UK.
Que voulez-vous que je vous dise : c'est parfait. Non seulement je pourrai bien traduire le mot mais en plus, je saurai ce que ça veut dire.
Pour information, le texte que je traduis considère l'Acte Unique européen (1987) comme un antidote à l'EUROPESSIMISME.
Encore merci (je ne dirai plus jamais de mal des Suisses, c'est promis) 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer