inclement


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in·clem·ent

 (ĭn-klĕm′ənt)
adj.
1. Stormy: inclement weather.
2. Showing no clemency; unmerciful.

in·clem′en·cy n.
in·clem′ent·ly adv.

inclement

(ɪnˈklɛmənt)
adj
1. (of weather) stormy, severe, or tempestuous
2. harsh, severe, or merciless
inˈclemency, inˈclementness n
inˈclemently adv

in•clem•ent

(ɪnˈklɛm ənt)

adj.
1. severe; stormy: inclement weather.
2. not kind or merciful.
[1615–25; < Latin inclēment-, s. of inclemēns;]
in•clem′en•cy, in•clem′ent•ness, n.
in•clem′ent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inclement - (of weather or climate) severe
intemperate - (of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes; "an intemperate climate"; "intemperate zones"
clement - (of weather or climate) physically mild; "clement weather"
2.inclement - used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy; "the harsh sentence of an inclement judge"
merciless, unmerciful - having or showing no mercy; "the merciless enemy"; "a merciless critic"; "gave him a merciless beating"
clement - (used of persons or behavior) inclined to show mercy; "a more clement judge reduced the sentence"

inclement

adjective (Formal) stormy, severe, rough, foul, harsh, rigorous, boisterous, tempestuous, intemperate, bitter Thousands braved the inclement weather last week.
stormy fine, calm, pleasant, mild, clement, temperate, balmy
Translations
armotonmyrskyisäraivoisa
inclemens

inclement

[ɪnˈklemənt] ADJ [weather] → inclemente

inclement

[ɪnˈklɛmənt] adj [weather] → rude

inclement

adj weatherrau, unfreundlich

inclement

[ɪnˈklɛmənt] adjinclemente
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At this place we encamped, and made a shelter to defend us from the inclement season, and began to hunt and reconnoitre the country.
It was an inclement night; the southeast wind drove the mingled snow and rain into her thinly sheltered bosom; her satin slippers were wet through and through, as she trod the muddy sidewalks.
More frequently, however, on ascending the steps, you would discern -- in the entry if it were summer time, or in their appropriate rooms if wintry or inclement weathers row of venerable figures, sitting in old-fashioned chairs, which were tipped on their hind legs back against the wall.
And as when Spring and Summer had departed, that wild Logan of the woods, burying himself in the hollow of a tree, lived out the winter there, sucking his own paws; so, in his inclement, howling old age, Ahab's soul, shut up in the caved trunk of his body, there fed upon the sullen paws of its gloom!
I shuddered as I stood and looked round me: it was an inclement day for outdoor exercise; not positively rainy, but darkened by a drizzling yellow fog; all under foot was still soaking wet with the floods of yesterday.
When it was not too wet or inclement for her child to be with her, they went together; at other times she was alone; but, she never missed a single day.
The listening face, insensible to the inclement night, still drooped at the door, and the hands begged me - prayed me - not to cast it forth.
Mean while upon the firm opacous Globe Of this round World, whose first convex divides The luminous inferior Orbs, enclos'd From CHAOS and th' inroad of Darkness old, SATAN alighted walks: a Globe farr off It seem'd, now seems a boundless Continent Dark, waste, and wild, under the frown of Night Starless expos'd, and ever-threatning storms Of CHAOS blustring round, inclement skie; Save on that side which from the wall of Heav'n Though distant farr som small reflection gaines Of glimmering air less vext with tempest loud: Here walk'd the Fiend at large in spacious field.
He has been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to be put in phials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw inclement summers.
These feelings grew so powerful that, in spite of the inclement weather, he resolved to visit Peter Goldthwaite immediately.
Nor did I fail (as is the custom of landed proprietors all about the world) to parade the poor fellow up and down over my half a dozen acres; secretly rejoicing, nevertheless, that the disarray of the inclement season, and particularly the six inches of snow then upon the ground, prevented him from observing the ragged neglect of soil and shrubbery into which the place had lapsed.
If the weather was inclement," said the captain, "we watched the clouds, and hoped for a sight of the blue sky and the merry sun.