(circa 650-circa 585 bc) a Hebrew major prophet who foresaw the fall of Assyria, the conquest of his country by Egypt and Babylon, and the destruction of Jerusalem. The biblical Lamentations are traditionally ascribed to him.
a book of the Bible containing Jeremiah’s prophecies.
(as noun a Jeremiah) a person who complains continually or foretells disaster.
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