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clement

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of clement

  1. 1 marked by temperatures that are neither too high nor too low <Hawaii is known for its delightfully clement climate> Synonyms balmy, equable, genial, gentle, mild, moderate, soft, temperate Related Words clear, cloudless, fair, rainless, sunny, sunshiny; calm, halcyon, peaceful, placid, tranquil; delightful, fine, pleasant Near Antonyms blustering, blustery, breezy, gusty, rough, squally, stormy, windy; misty, rainy, showery; bleak, cloudy, dismal, foggy, gloomy, gray (also grey), hazy, overcast, sunless; bitter, dirty, foul, nasty, raw Antonyms harsh, inclement, intemperate, severe

  2. 2 tolerant and kind in the judgment of and expectations for others <his clement application of authority was a welcome change after years of managerial heavy-handedness> Synonyms charitable, indulgent, easy, softRelated Words accommodating, acquiescent, amenable, obliging; easygoing, laid-back, undemandingNear Antonyms demanding; uncharitable, unforgiving; inflexible, intolerant, unbending, uncompromising, unyieldingAntonyms hard, harsh, severe, stern, strict




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