inclement


in·clem·ent

adjective \(ˌ)in-ˈkle-mənt, ˈin-klə-\

: having rain and storms

Full Definition of INCLEMENT

:  lacking mildness: as
a archaic :  severe in temper or action :  unmerciful
b :  physically severe :  stormy <inclement weather>
in·clem·ent·ly adverb

Examples of INCLEMENT

  1. The game was postponed due to inclement weather.
  2. <the weather report warned that the holiday weekend would be spoiled by inclement weather>

Origin of INCLEMENT

Latin inclement-, inclemens, from in- + clement-, clemens clement
First Known Use: 1621

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