inclement

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

Definition of inclement

  1. :  lacking mildness: as a archaic :  severe in temper or action :  unmerciful b :  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>

Origin and Etymology of inclement

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


First Known Use: 1621


INCLEMENT Defined for English Language Learners

inclement

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

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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