inclement

  • 1 inclément — inclément, ente [ ɛ̃klemɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1546; lat. inclemens 1 ♦ Vx Qui manque de clémence. Juges incléments. 2 ♦ Fig. et littér. ⇒ dur, rigoureux. Température inclémente. « Dans l inclément désert » (Hugo). ● inclément, inclémente adjectif… …

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  • 2 inclement — INCLEMÉNT, Ă, inclemenţi, te, adj. (livr.) Neiertător. – Din fr. inclément. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  inclemént adj. m., pl. incleménţi; f. sg. incleméntă …

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  • 3 Inclement — In*clem ent, a. [L. inclemens; pref. in not + clemens mild: cf. F. incl[ e]ment. See {Clement}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not clement; destitute of a mild and kind temper; void of tenderness; unmerciful; severe; harsh. [1913 Webster] 2. Physically… …

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  • 4 inclément — inclément, ente (in klé man, man t ) adj. 1°   Qui n a pas de clémence, en parlant des dieux, du ciel, du sort. Des dieux incléments.    Par plaisanterie. •   Je n ai point lu, monsieur, les beaux vers où vous dites que le très inclément Clément… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 inclement — (adj.) 1660s, from Fr. inclément and directly from L. inclementem (nom. inclemens) harsh, unmerciful, from in not, opposite of, without (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + clementem mild, placid. Limitation to weather is curious [Weekley] …

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  • 6 inclement — [adj1] bitter, nasty (weather) brutal, cold, foul, hard, harsh, intemperate, raw, rigorous, rough, rugged, severe, stormy, tempestuous, violent, wintry; concept 525 Ant. clear, mild, nice, sunny inclement [adj2] cruel, merciless callous,… …

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  • 7 inclement — [in klem′ənt] adj. [L inclemens: see IN 2 & CLEMENT] 1. rough; severe; stormy [inclement weather] 2. lacking mercy or leniency; harsh inclemency n. pl. inclemencies inclemently adv …

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  • 8 inclement — index callous, harsh, relentless, ruthless, severe, unfavorable, unrelenting Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 9 inclement — Inclement, Inclemens …

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  • 10 inclement — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of the weather) unpleasantly cold or wet. DERIVATIVES inclemency noun …

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  • 11 inclement — adjective Etymology: Latin inclement , inclemens, from in + clement , clemens clement Date: 1621 lacking mildness: as a. archaic severe in temper or action ; unmerciful b. physically severe ; stormy < inclement weather > • inclemently …

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  • 12 INCLÉMENT — ENTE. adj. Qui n a pas de clémence, rigoureux. Des dieux incléments. Il ne s emploie guère qu en poésie. Fig., Un ciel inclément, se dit d Un temps ou d un climat rigoureux. Sous un ciel inclément …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 13 inclement — in•clem•ent [[t]ɪnˈklɛm ənt[/t]] adj. 1) mer severe; stormy: inclement weather[/ex] 2) not kind or merciful • Etymology: 1615–25; < L inclēment , s. of inclemēns; in•clem′en•cy, in•clem′ent•ness, n. in•clem′ent•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 inclement — inclemency, inclementness, n. inclemently, adv. /in klem euhnt/, adj. 1. (of the weather, the elements, etc.) severe, rough, or harsh; stormy. 2. not kind or merciful. [1615 25; < L inclement , equiv. to in IN 3 + clement (s. of clemens) CLEMENT] …

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  • 15 inclement — adjective /ɪnˈklɛm.ənt/ a) Stormy, of rough weather Starless exposed, and ever threatening storms b) unmerciful severe in temper or action Of Chaos blustering round, inclement sky; Ant: clement See …

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  • 16 inclement — adj. Inclement is used with these nouns: ↑weather …

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  • 17 inclement — in|clem|ent [ınˈklemənt] adj formal inclement weather is unpleasantly cold, wet etc …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 inclement — in|clem|ent [ ın klemənt ] adjective FORMAL inclement weather is bad, usually because it is wet, cold, or WINDY …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 inclement — [[t]ɪnkle̱mənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED Inclement weather is unpleasantly cold or stormy. [FORMAL] Ant: clement …

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  • 20 inclement — adjective formal inclement weather is unpleasant because it is cold, rainy etc inclemency noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English