American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Inclined to be lenient or merciful.
- adj. Mild: clement weather.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Mild in temper and disposition; gentle; forbearing; lenient; merciful; compassionate; tender.
- Synonyms Forbearing, indulgent, forgiving.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Mild in temper and disposition; merciful; compassionate.
- adj. (used of persons or behavior) inclined to show mercy
- adj. (of weather or climate) physically mild
- From Latin clēmēns (of unknown origin). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Latin clēmēns, clēment-. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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