Inclemency

  • 1 Inclemency — In*clem en*cy, n.; pl. {Inclemencies}. [L. inclementia: cf. F. incl[ e]mence.] [1913 Webster] 1. The state or quality of being inclement; lack of clemency; lack of mildness of temper; unmercifulness; severity. [1913 Webster] The inclemency of the …

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  • 2 inclemency — index severity, violence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 inclemency — (n.) 1550s, from M.Fr. inclémence and directly from L. inclementia rigor, harshness, roughness, from inclemens (see INCLEMENT (Cf. inclement)) …

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  • 4 inclemency — inclement ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of the weather) unpleasantly cold or wet. DERIVATIVES inclemency noun …

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  • 5 inclemency — noun Date: 1559 the quality or state of being inclement …

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  • 6 inclemency — See inclement. * * * …

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  • 7 inclemency — noun a) The quality of being inclement b) A lack of clemency …

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  • 8 inclemency — Synonyms and related words: absolute zero, acuteness, algidity, animality, astringency, atrocity, austerity, barbarity, bitterness, bleakness, bloodlust, briskness, brutality, chill, chilliness, cold, coldness, cool, coolness, coolth, crispness,… …

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  • 9 inclemency — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Bitterness; said of weather ] Syn. raininess, storminess, coldness, rawness, harshness, weather, severity, wintriness, arctic conditions, low temperature; see also rain 1 , snow 2 , storm 1 , wind 1 . 2. [Strictness] Syn.… …

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  • 10 inclemency — in·clem·en·cy || ɪn klemÉ™nsɪ n. roughness, severity, harshness (of weather) …

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  • 11 inclemency — n. 1. Severity, rigor, harshness, boisterousness, storminess, tempestuousness, roughness. 2. Want of clemency, harshness, unmercifulness, severity …

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  • 12 inclemency — n 1. cruelty, pitilessness, hard heartedness, mercilessness, unmercifulness, remorse lessness, unfeelingness, callousness, coldness, stoniness, implacableness; malevolence, ruthlessness, ferociousness, savagery, barbarity. 2.(all of weather)… …

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  • 13 inclemency — in·clem·en·cy …

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  • 14 inclemency — noun 1. weather unsuitable for outdoor activities • Syn: ↑bad weather, ↑inclementness • Ant: ↑good weather (for: ↑bad weather) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 15 Inclemencies — Inclemency In*clem en*cy, n.; pl. {Inclemencies}. [L. inclementia: cf. F. incl[ e]mence.] [1913 Webster] 1. The state or quality of being inclement; lack of clemency; lack of mildness of temper; unmercifulness; severity. [1913 Webster] The… …

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  • 16 inclement — inclemency, inclementness, n. inclemently, adv. /in klem euhnt/, adj. 1. (of the weather, the elements, etc.) severe, rough, or harsh; stormy. 2. not kind or merciful. [1615 25; < L inclement , equiv. to in IN 3 + clement (s. of clemens) CLEMENT] …

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  • 17 Teleonomy — is the quality of apparent purposefulness and of goal directedness of structures and functions in living organisms that derive from their evolutionary history and adaptation for reproductive success. The term was coined to stand in contrast with… …

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  • 18 Severity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Severity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 severity severity Sgm: N 1 strictness strictness harshness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 rigor rigor stringency austerity Sgm: N 1 inclemency inclemency …

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  • 19 Pitilessness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Pitilessness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 pitilessness pitilessness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 inclemency inclemency Sgm: N 1 severity severity &c. 739 Sgm: N 1 malevolence malevolence &c. 907 PARAG:Pitilessness & …

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  • 20 bad weather — noun weather unsuitable for outdoor activities (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑inclemency, ↑inclementness • Ant: ↑good weather • Derivationally related forms: ↑inclement ( …

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