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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