Origin of inclement
Examples from the Web for inclement
The day was so inclement that only Mr. and Mrs. Campbell and Russell's employer attended the funeral.Macaria|Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
It was a cold and inclement spring, a blast of Kingsley's much belauded "north-easter," to which he succumbed.Highways and Byways in London|Mrs. E. T. Cook.
All were convinced that it was in vain to attempt to accomplish their journey, on foot, at this inclement season.Astoria|Washington Irving
To carry back some work which would have been returned yesterday had not the weather been so inclement.Vashti|Augusta J. Evans Wilson
How anxiously the mother tries,With every tender care, To screen it from inclement skies,And the cold morning air!Chatterbox Stories of Natural History|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for inclement
Word Origin and History for inclement
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].