How to use jeremiad in a sentence
He could have easily penned a jeremiad, calling on his readers to reassert old values from which Americans have unfortunately departed.Some free-speech norms are in danger. Maybe that’s a good thing. | Kenneth Mack | November 6, 2020 | Washington Post
The Task Force report is a blend of modern bureaucratese and the old Judeo-Christian tradition of the jeremiad.Did the Southern Baptist ‘Conservative Resurgence’ Fail? | Molly Worthen | June 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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.Too Soon to Write: Choire Sicha’s ‘Very Recent History’ | Stefan Beck | August 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
So what emerges is something of a feminist jeremiad, dressed to sell.Sexual Medicine Sold as Sugar: Ashley Cardiff’s Essays | Thomas Leveritt | July 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
However, here is my jeremiad after all; it seems to have been inevitable!The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
The writer had nothing new to say, and, like most other such attacks, his jeremiad was in an hour or two forgotten.The Loom of Youth | Alec Waugh
Yet every page of it is a jeremiad, an exhortation to his countryfolk to stop short on the road to ruin.Home Life in Germany | Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
I dare say you are wondering why I inflict this jeremiad upon you—I hardly know myself; however, it is finished.Ralph Wilton's weird | Mrs. Alexander
British Dictionary definitions for jeremiad
a long mournful lamentation or complaint
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