Clement Definition

klĕmənt
adjective
Forbearing; lenient; merciful.
Webster's New World
Mild, as weather.
Webster's New World
The definition of clement is someone or something that is likely to be gentle or kind.
The way elephants treat other living creatures is an example of clement.
Seventy five degrees with a light breeze is an example of clement weather.
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noun
A masculine name: dim. Clem; fem. Clementine, Clementina.
Webster's New World
proper name
(died a.d. 97); pope (88-97): martyr & Apostolic Father: his day is Nov. 23
Webster's New World
(born Giulio de' Medici) 1478-1534; pope (1523-34): excommunicated Henry VIII.
Webster's New World
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pronoun
A male given name, borne by an early pope and by several saints.
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Origin of Clement

  • From Late Latin Clēmens (genitive Clēmentis), name of early saints and popes, from clēmens (“merciful”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old French, from Latin clēmēns (of unknown origin).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Latin clēmēns clēment-

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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