Inclemencies
Inclemency In*clem"en*cy, n.; pl. {Inclemencies}. [L. inclementia: cf. F. incl['e]mence.] [1913 Webster] 1. The state or quality of being inclement; lack of clemency; lack of mildness of temper; unmercifulness; severity. [1913 Webster]

The inclemency of the late pope. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

2. Physical severity or harshness (commonly in respect to the elements or weather); roughness; storminess; rigor; severe cold, wind, rain, or snow. [1913 Webster]

The inclemencies of morning air. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

The rude inclemency of wintry skies. --Cowper.

Syn: Harshness; severity; cruelty; rigor; roughness; storminess; boisterousness. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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