inclementness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n inclementness weather unsuitable for outdoor activities
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Usage

In literature:

The weather was terribly inclement, alternating between extremes.
"The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood" by Arthur Griffiths
What are you going to wring from me at this inclement moment?
"A Little Mother to the Others" by L. T. Meade
I was rather glad of the inclement weather.
"From the Bottom Up" by Alexander Irvine
The wind was shifting in a way that portended a nor'easter, and the weather would presently be too inclement for us to remain outside.
"Heralds of Empire" by Agnes C. Laut
Gentlemen, this has been a stormy, a cold, a boisterous and inclement day.
"Modern Eloquence: Vol III, After-Dinner Speeches P-Z" by Various
The season was bleak and inclement.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
At one corner was a sort of pent-house which served as a shelter for the watchman in inclement weather.
"Recollections of Old Liverpool" by A Nonagenarian
To-night, Pedro was sleeping soundly, his head pillowed upon his great coat, that he carried in the spring and fall against inclement weather.
"Black Bruin" by Clarence Hawkes
Artificial means are incapable of sustaining life while a person is exposed to the inclement air.
"In New Granada" by W.H.G. Kingston
Exposure during inclement weather is as a rule the cause of it.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
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In poetry:

Naked, he braves th' inclement skies,
And overlooks the town,
While you, in vain, attempt to rise,
And reach a silken gown.
"To The Corpulent Counsellor W--" by William Hutton
Dismal day, with the weather inclement.
Inconsolably rivulets run
Down the porch in front of the doorway;
Through my wide-open windows they come.
"In Memory of Marina Tsvetaeva" by Boris Pasternak
In vain dost thou, from the inclement air,
Thy body guard, and from the tempest keen,
If thou dost not a proper garb prepare
Thy soul from sin's destructive rage to screen.
"An Admonition To A Man, When He Dresses His Body, To Pray For Clothes And Armour, For The Soul" by Rees Prichard
From Love, from angry Love's inclement reign
I pass awhile to Friendship's equal skies;
Thou, generous Maid! reliev'st my partial pain,
And cheer'st the victim of another's eyes.
"Elegy V. He Compares the Turbulence of Love With the Tranquillity of Friendship" by William Shenstone
Borne by the wave steep-sloping from the shore,
Back to the inclement deep, again he beats
The surge aside, and seems to treat secure;
And now the refluent wave his baffled toil defeats.
"Hope, Like The Short-lived Ray That Gleams Awhile" by William Cowper
The apron of all inclement weather
Is roughly unfastened, there on high;
The apron of woes and misery
Is shaken by wind-gusts violently
Down on the hamlets that crouch together
Beneath the dull horizon-sky.
"The Snow" by Emile Verhaeren

In news:

Closings due to inclement weather.
Marquette, Michigan — The Local Artist Show will be a "Best Of" edition tonight, Wednesday, February 29th due to the inclement weather.
Inclement weather fails to dampen NASCAR.
More inclement weather interferes with final game of road trip.
The role politics plays in inclement weather.
The De Soto USD 232 school district has one remaining inclement weather day built into the current calendar, a date that is likely to be used this week.
County office closing early due to inclement weather.
All Wayne County government offices will close this afternoon at 4 pm because of the treat on inclement weather.
Scouts continue activities despite inclement weather.
The State Education Department (SED) has released a memo concerning the impact of inclement weather on the administration of the January Regents Examinations.
Inclement weather shortened the Boise 70.3 triathlon over the weekend and resulted in a rare finish.
Due to inclement weather, the annual ceremony was moved from the Garland County Veterans Memorial site in.
The No 21 LSU softball team had its Tuesday game at Southeastern Louisiana canceled due to inclement weather.
Tonight's Sneakers at Starlight , a gala to benefit the People Trail Project, has been moved from Mill Race Park to The Commons due to expected inclement weather.
Game 4 of ALCS is postponed until Thursday because of inclement weather.
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In science:

Details are discussed in TST-9, which also provides a discussion of the expected time lost in addition to clouds due to other inclement weather conditions such as high wind or humidity.
Thirty Meter Telescope Site Testing I: Overview
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