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INCLEMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does inclement mean? 

INCLEMENT (adjective)
  The adjective INCLEMENT has 2 senses:

1. (of weather or climate) severe
2. used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy

  Familiarity information: INCLEMENT used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INCLEMENT (adjective)


Sense 1inclement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of weather or climate) severe

Also:

intemperate ((of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes)

Antonym:

clement ((of weather or climate) physically mild)


Sense 2inclement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy

Context example:

the harsh sentence of an inclement judge

Similar:

unsparing (not forbearing; ruthless)

Also:

merciless; unmerciful (having or showing no mercy)

Antonym:

clement ((used of persons or behavior) inclined to show mercy)


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