Word of the Whenever: Jeremiad

jeremiad “jer·e·mi·ad\ˌjer-ə-ˈmī-əd, -ˌad\ noun : a prolonged lamentation or complaint; also : a cautionary or angry harangue Examples: a jeremiad against the political apathy shown by so many young people Origin: French jérémiade, from Jérémie Jeremiah, from Late Latin Jeremias. First use: 1780” (cited from Merriam-Webster on-line dictionary) Synonyms: diatribe, …

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