Origin of jeremiad
Examples from the Web for jeremiad
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|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|DAILY BEAST
To-night, however, there were variety and spice with his Jeremiad.The Goose Girl|Harold MacGrath
Hanneh Breineh, in a friendly manner, settled herself on the sound end of the bed, and began her jeremiad.Hungry Hearts|Anzia Yezierska
Still other insects, unseen but none the less busy, added to the burden of his jeremiad.From Place to Place|Irvin S. Cobb
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
1780, from French jérémiade (1762), in reference to "Lamentations of Jeremiah" in Old Testament.