In*clem"ent (?), a. [L. inclemens; pref. in- not + clemens mild: cf. F. incl'ement. See Clement.]

1.

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

2.

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

Cowper.

The guard the wretched from the inclement sky. Pope.

Teach us further by what means to shun The inclement seasons, rain, ice, hail, and snow! Milton.

 

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