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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A long and mournful complaint.

Usage examples (33)
  • A jeremiad against any form of government
  • The expectation of jeremiad is so deeply ingrained in Americans’ political consciousness that it might seem to be universal.
  • "The Great Gatsby" is a kind of jeremiad (as any student of Bercovitch's will tell you).
  • We ignore their most recent jeremiad at our peril. for more
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