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Meaning of JEREMIAD

Pronunciation:  `jeru'mIad

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a long and mournful complaint; "a jeremiad against any form of government"
 

JEREMIAD is a 8 letter word that starts with J.

 

 See Also: complaint

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jer`e*mi"ad\, Jeremiade \Jer`e*mi"ade\, n. [From
Jeremiah, the prophet: cf. F. j['e]r['e]miade.]
A tale of sorrow, disappointment, or complaint; a doleful
story; a dolorous tirade; -- generally used satirically.

      He has prolonged his complaint into an endless
      jeremiad.                                --Lamb.

 

 

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