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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
References in classic literature ?
Miss Ingram ought to be clement, for she has it in her power to inflict a chastisement beyond mortal endurance.
At ten o'clock in the morning the Sieur de la Coste, ensign in the king's Guards, followed by two officers and several archers of that body, came to the city registrar, named Clement, and demanded of him all the keys of the rooms and offices of the hotel.
Napoleon certainly he knew something of, inasmuch as he had seen and spoken with him; but of Clement VII.
Coming now to the other qualities mentioned above, I say that every prince ought to desire to be considered clement and not cruel.
But Machiavel knew not of a Friar Clement, nor a Ravillac, nor a Jaureguy, nor a Baltazar Gerard; yet his rule holdeth still, that nature, nor the engagement of words, are not so forcible, as custom.
Clement to the Corinthians, which was used in the churches and considered genuine fourteen or fifteen hundred years ago.
Since your majesty is so clement," replied the leech, "you will not refuse to aid me a little in building my house, Rue Saint-André-des-Arcs.
Obtain from Madame - from Madame, who is so clement and so generous, - obtain her pardon for you whom she has just surprised also.
He watched all his steps, and always spoke to him with an angry countenance; punishing him for what he called his dreadful rebellion against such a clement prince as the Stadtholder.
At the ministry to which Rabourdin belonged there flourished, as general-secretary, a certain Monsieur Clement Chardin des Lupeaulx, one of those men whom the tide of political events sends to the surface for a few years, then engulfs on a stormy night, but whom we find again on a distant shore, tossed up like the carcass of a wrecked ship which still seems to have life in her.
Time was when none but my countrymen could do these things; but there is Clement of Chartres and others in France who are very worthy workmen.
Respecting the chief of the Southdown family, Clement William, fourth Earl of Southdown, little need be told, except that his Lordship came into Parliament (as Lord Wolsey) under the auspices of Mr.