Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Inclement'
Inclement Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
- (of weather of climate) physically severe [ant: clement]
- used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy; "the harse sentence of an inclement judge" [ant: clement]
- Inclement \In*clem"ent\, a. [L. inclemens; pref. in- not +
clemens mild: cf. F. incl['e]ment. See Clement.]
- Not clement; destitute of a mild and kind temper; void of tenderness; unmerciful; severe; harsh.
- 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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