jeremiad

[ jer-uh-mahy-uh d, -ad ]SEE DEFINITION OF jeremiad

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The one wrote a Jeremiad about usury, and was called Jeremy Bentham.

There was just truth enough in the Jeremiad to make it sting.

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

Now I've done my Jeremiad, and I will go on twanging my harp in the "willow tree."

To-night, however, there were variety and spice with his Jeremiad.

English feeling about Jeremiah has long ago been summed up and stereotyped in the single word "jeremiad."

Hanneh Breineh, in a friendly manner, settled herself on the sound end of the bed, and began her jeremiad.

Jeremiad, jer-e-mī′ad, n. a lamentation: a tale of grief: a doleful story.

Whereupon Mr. Gilfillan, resolving that he should be a hearer at least, if not a disputant, proceeded in his Jeremiad.

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

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