Inclemencies



[in-klem-uh nt] /ɪnˈklɛm ənt/

adjective
1.
(of the weather, the elements, etc.) severe, rough, or harsh; stormy.
2.
not kind or merciful.
/ɪnˈklɛmənt/
adjective
1.
(of weather) stormy, severe, or tempestuous
2.
harsh, severe, or merciless
adjective

severe, unrelenting; cruel
Word Origin

Latin in- + clementem ‘mild’
adj.

1660s, from French inclément and directly from Latin inclementem (nominative inclemens) “harsh, unmerciful,” from in- “not, opposite of, without” (see in- (1)) + clementem “mild, placid.” “Limitation to weather is curious” [Weekley].

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