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Inclement Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    inclement adj
  1. (of weather of climate) physically severe [ant: clement]
  2. used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy; "the harse sentence of an inclement judge" [ant: clement]
Inclement Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Inclement \In*clem"ent\, a. [L. inclemens; pref. in- not + clemens mild: cf. F. incl['e]ment. See Clement.]
  1. Not clement; destitute of a mild and kind temper; void of tenderness; unmerciful; severe; harsh.
  2. Physically severe or harsh (generally restricted to the elements or weather); rough; boisterous; stormy; rigorously cold, etc.; as, inclement weather. --Cowper. The guard the wretched from the inclement sky. --Pope. Teach us further by what means to shun The inclement seasons, rain, ice, hail, and snow! --Milton.
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    • Rays-Orioles game postponed due to inclement weather
      Tuesday night's Rays-Orioles game at Camden Yards has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up on a yet-to-be-determined date. Read more on this news related to 'Inclement'
    • Inclement weather no hurdle for voters
      Despite the sun beating down harshly and downpours in some places, the voter spirit prevailed in the State on Thursday. There was brisk polling in the morning hours in the North Karnataka constituencies, including the urban pockets of the Dharwad constituency, as people wanted to avoid the scorching sun. There was more enthusiasm among voters in rural areas. The v Read more on this news related to 'Inclement'
    • Watch: 271 Still Missing in South Korea Ferry Sinking
      Search and rescue teams battle strong currents and inclement weather in the search for survivors. Read more on this news related to 'Inclement'

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