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jeremiade


jeremiade


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jeremiad  \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.