What does inclement mean?

Definitions for inclementɪnˈklɛm ənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word inclement.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inclement(adj)

    (of weather or climate) severe

  2. inclement(adj)

    used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy

    "the harsh sentence of an inclement judge"


  1. inclement(Adjective)

    Stormy, of rough weather

  2. inclement(Adjective)

    Merciless, unrelenting.

  3. inclement(Adjective)

    unmercifully severe in temper or action

  4. Origin: From inclemens, from in- + clementem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inclement(adj)

    not clement; destitute of a mild and kind temper; void of tenderness; unmerciful; severe; harsh

  2. Inclement(adj)

    physically severe or harsh (generally restricted to the elements or weather); rough; boisterous; stormy; rigorously cold, etc.; as, inclement weather

  3. Origin: [L. inclemens; pref. in- not + clemens mild: cf. F. inclment. See Clement.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inclement

    in-klem′ent, adj. unmerciful: stormy: very cold: harsh: unpropitious.—n. Inclem′ency.—adv. Inclem′ently.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inclement in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inclement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francis M. Faber Jr./Hayward C. Beach/WerterBuch/Zygmunt Zikorra/Hans Fabermann/Frances Marie Fabre/:

    Does an ear of corn 'don' Earmuffs' during inclement cold weather?

  2. Jeff Goldstein:

    The severely inclement weather in the south and midwest threw off our number.

  3. Jeff Goldstein:

    It’s all about the snow and the freezing cold, if we had not been beat up by inclement weather, we would have hit $20 million-plus.

  4. Park Superintendent Cindy Orlando:

    Roads are flooded in places, and visitors might encounter fog, additional rain and other inclement weather today and as the week progresses.

  5. Sylvester Turner:

    We are opening the doors and opening shelters to get people out of inclement conditions, we are not going to tolerate any activity that is criminal in nature, that is disruptive.

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Translations for inclement

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ανεπιεικήςGreek
  • inclementeSpanish
  • raivoisa, myrskyisä, armotonFinnish
  • inclēmēnsLatin
  • ruru, mākato, katopōMāori
  • ruig, stormachtig, genadeloosDutch
  • суровый, беспощадныйRussian
  • sträng, oförsonlig, stormig, omild, obeveklig, bisterSwedish

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