Clement meaning

klĕmənt
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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Said of weather and similar circumstances that are mild.
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Inclined to be lenient or merciful.
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Forbearing; lenient; merciful.
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(born Giulio de' Medici) 1478-1534; pope (1523-34): excommunicated Henry VIII.
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Mild.

Clement weather.

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Mild, as weather.
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A masculine name: dim. Clem; fem. Clementine, Clementina.
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A male given name, borne by an early pope and by several saints.
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(died a.d. 97); pope (88-97): martyr & Apostolic Father: his day is Nov. 23
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Origin of clement

  • Middle English from Latin clēmēns clēment-

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

  • 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