inclement

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adjective in·clem·ent \(ˌ)in-ˈkle-mənt, ˈin-klə-\

Definition of inclement

  1. :  lacking mildness: such asa archaic :  severe in temper or action :  unmercifulb :  physically severe :  stormy inclement weather

inclemently

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Examples of inclement in a Sentence

  1. The game was postponed due to inclement weather.

  2. the weather report warned that the holiday weekend would be spoiled by inclement weather

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Origin and Etymology of inclement

Latin inclement-, inclemens, from in- + clement-, clemens clement


INCLEMENT Defined for English Language Learners

inclement

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adjective

Definition of inclement for English Language Learners

  • : having rain and storms


INCLEMENT Defined for Kids

inclement

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adjective in·clem·ent \in-ˈkle-mənt\

Definition of inclement for Students

  1. :  stormy 1 inclement weather



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