It is singular to observe how little the people of these wild races do to protect themselves from the inclemency of the weather.
John Mangles bore him company, and endured with him the inclemency of the weather.
They ascended to the battlements, and faced the inclemency of the weather.
But there was to be added another cause, the inclemency of the weather.
The industry of the Tyrolese does not suffer them to be content with these migrations occasioned by the inclemency of the climate.
Seek for her but a shelter from inclemency, and take her therein to liberty, to thee!
Her hands ached, holding the pail, and she rebelled inwardly against the inclemency of the time.
This day I secured my goods from the inclemency of the weather.
They wash their new-born infants in cold water, and accustom them from birth to death to endure every inclemency of weather.
But the first ball after our arrival proved a failure, owing to the inclemency of the weather, so that no ladies could attend.
severe, unrelenting; cruel
Latin in- + clementem 'mild'
1550s, from Middle French inclémence and directly from Latin inclementia "rigor, harshness, roughness," from inclemens (see 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].