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
References in classic literature ?
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!
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.
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.
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.
This was the usual dress of the women in summer; should the weather be inclement, they added a vest of skins, similar to the robe.
Part of the remainder she was obliged to expend in winter clothing, leaving only a nominal sum for the whole inclement season at hand.
A cold, caught at the inclement season, turned to fever.
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.
We can understand his taking an evening stroll, but the ground was damp and the night inclement.
But, had it been the beginning of some great labour with the same end in view--had it been the commencement of a long journey, to be performed on foot in that inclement season of the year, to be pursued under very privation and difficulty, and to be achieved only with great distress, fatigue, and suffering--had it been the dawn of some painful enterprise, certain to task his utmost powers of resolution and endurance, and to need his utmost fortitude, but only likely to end, if happily achieved, in good fortune and delight to Nell--Kit's cheerful zeal would have been as highly roused: Kit's ardour and impatience would have been, at least, the same.
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.