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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]


(of weather or climate) severe


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


clement ((of weather or climate) physically mild)

Sense 2inclement [BACK TO TOP]


Used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy

Context example:

the harsh sentence of an inclement judge


unsparing (not forbearing; ruthless)


merciless; unmerciful (having or showing no mercy)


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

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