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He could have easily penned a jeremiad, calling on his readers to reassert old values from which Americans have unfortunately departed.

The Task Force report is a blend of modern bureaucratese and the old Judeo-Christian tradition of the jeremiad.

Huckabee should deliver a jeremiad lambasting Washington for its role in fostering the housing collapse and the Great Recession.

But neither is it a rigorous sociological study or a polemic or a jeremiad.

So what emerges is something of a feminist jeremiad, dressed to sell.

Her book offers just the usual stale jeremiad about "fiscal responsibility" and a need to return to the policies of Ronald Reagan.

The complaints increased in number and intensity and Members of Parliament and newspaper writers joined in the jeremiad.

However, here is my jeremiad after all; it seems to have been inevitable!

The writer had nothing new to say, and, like most other such attacks, his jeremiad was in an hour or two forgotten.

Yet every page of it is a Jeremiad, an exhortation to his countryfolk to stop short on the road to ruin.

I dare say you are wondering why I inflict this Jeremiad upon you—I hardly know myself; however, it is finished.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jeremiad, such as: diatribe, screed, anger, berating, censure, and condemnation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.