noun see threnode

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Threnodist — Thren o*dist, n. One who composes, delivers, or utters, a threnode, or threnody. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • threnodist — See threnodial. * * * …   Universalium

  • threnodist — noun A person who writes or says a threnody …   Wiktionary

  • threnodist — thren·o·dist …   English syllables

  • threnodist — ˈthrenədə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: threnody + ist : a writer of threnodies * * * threnˈodist noun • • • Main Entry: ↑threnody …   Useful english dictionary

  • threnode — noun Date: 1614 threnody • threnodic adjective • threnodist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • threnody — threnodial /thri noh dee euhl/, threnodic /thri nod ik/, adj. threnodist /thren euh dist/, n. /thren euh dee/, n., pl. threnodies. a poem, speech, or song of lamentation, esp. for the dead; dirge; funeral song. [1615 25; < Gk threnoidía, equiv.… …   Universalium

  • Jeremias — • Name of several Old Testament figures Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Jeremias     ♦ Jeremias      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • threnodial — adjective Pertaining or similar to a threnody. Perhaps I ought not to use the word trifle in connection with a composition of a threnodial and dirge like character, he continued deprecatingly. Syn: elegiac, threnodic See Also: threnodist …   Wiktionary

  • threnodic — adjective Pertaining or similar to a threnody. There is a definite poetic impulse here, too: possibly threnodic in character (the work is dedicated to the memory of her mother), but certainly with some elements of darkness and poignancy… …   Wiktionary

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