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clem·ent

 (klĕm′ənt)
adj.
1. Inclined to be lenient or merciful.
2. Mild: clement weather.

[Middle English, from Latin clēmēns, clēment-.]

clem′ent·ly adv.

clement

(ˈklɛmənt)
adj
1. merciful
2. (of the weather) mild
[C15: from Latin clēmēns mild; probably related to Greek klinein to lean]
ˈclemently adv

clem•ent

(ˈklɛm ənt)

adj.
1. mild or merciful in disposition or character; lenient; compassionate: A clement judge reduced his sentence.
2. (of the weather) mild or temperate; pleasant.
[1425–75; late Middle English (< Old French) < Latin clēment-, s. of clēmēns gentle, merciful]
clem′ent•ly, adv.

Clem•ent

(ˈklɛm ənt)
n.
1. Clement I, Saint (Clement of Rome), A.D. c30–c100, first of the Apostolic Fathers: pope 88?–97?
2. Clement VII, (Giulio de' Medici), 1478–1534, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1523–34.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.clement - (of weather or climate) physically mild; "clement weather"
temperate - (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate; "a temperate region"; "the temperate zones"; "temperate plants"
inclement - (of weather or climate) severe
2.clement - (used of persons or behavior) inclined to show mercy; "a more clement judge reduced the sentence"
merciful - showing or giving mercy; "sought merciful treatment for the captives"; "a merciful god"
inclement - used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy; "the harsh sentence of an inclement judge"

clement

adjective mild, fine, fair, calm, temperate, balmy The area is usually known for its clement weather.

clement

adjective
Translations
رَحيم، رَؤوفمُعْتَدِل
laskavýmírný
barmhjertigmild
mildurmiskunnsamur
gailestingasgailestingumasmalonė
lēnprātīgsmaigsmērensžēlsirdīgs

Clement

[ˈklemənt] NClemente

clement

[ˈklemənt] ADJclemente, benigno

clement

[ˈklɛmənt] adj [weather] → clément(e)

clement

adjmild (towards sb jdm gegenüber)

clement

[ˈklɛmənt] (frm) adj (person) → clemente; (weather) → mite, clemente

clement

(ˈklemənt) adjective
1. (of weather etc) mild.
2. merciful.
ˈclemency noun
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