Mempsis (memp’-sis): Expressing complaint and seeking help.
I can’t find my bicycle pump. I can never find it when you’re around. Come on, help me find it. I’m sure you put it somewhere around here where we can find it. Come on!
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).
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