Jer`e*mi"ad, Jer`e*mi"ade, n. [From Jeremiah, the prophet: cf. F. j'er'emiade.]

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.

 

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