clement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj clement (used of persons or behavior) inclined to show mercy "a more clement judge reduced the sentence"
    • adj clement (of weather or climate) physically mild "clement weather"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • clement Mild in temper and disposition; gentle; forbearing; lenient; merciful; compassionate; tender.
    • clement Synonyms Forbearing, indulgent, forgiving.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Clement klem′ent mild: gentle: kind: merciful
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. clemens.

Usage

In literature:

Master Clement is giving his lessons, is he?
"The Carlovingian Coins" by Eugène Sue
After attending the diet of Regensburg, he shared the captivity of Clement VII.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
The estates of the Church had been as little spared by them as Lombardy; and to Clement VII.
"The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon" by J.A. Froude
His superiors tried to suppress these innovations, but in 1528 he obtained the sanction of Clement VII.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
Rome has ever been the headquarters of carnival, and though some popes, notably Clement IX.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
He was canonized by Clement V. in 1313.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
Mr. and Mrs. Clement came in they said that they had lost a friend.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein
As he had previously promised to be subservient to Clement he made extensive concessions to the pope in 1347.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8" by Various
After ten years' exile Pope Clement permitted William to return to Paris.
"Saint Bonaventure" by Rev. Fr. Laurence Costelloe, O.F.M.
Clement Lindsay was a little surprised by his invitation.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 119, September, 1867" by Various
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In poetry:

The Virgin talks no English, I suppose,
Neither does Martha, Irish understand,
No Welsh, as I presume, St. Clement knows,
How can they then our mediators stand?
"Concerning Prayer, And Its Proper Requisites" by Rees Prichard
So vast the universe! My yearning tells me
To seek you on Earth, so here I plod,
A believer searching for a clement God,
But I find just his altar. . . old and empty. . .
"Ignoto Deo" by Antero Tarquinio de Quental
Yes, here and there, amid the dreary wild
A spot of verdure cheers the languid eye:
And now and then a sun-beam, warm and mild,
Sheds its kind influence from a clement sky.
"Desiring a Cheerful Resignation to the Divine Will" by Ann Steele
For once hath Nature left the splendid throne
Of her indifference, and through the mild
Sun-gilded air of Autumn, clement grown,
Descends to man, her proud, revolted child.
"Epilogue" by Paul Verlaine
With frantic joy she chaunted as she flew,
And kiss'd the clement hand that bore her thro'
Her envious foes did from her sight retreat,
Or prostrate fall beneath her burning feet.
"On Hearing Of The Intention Of A Gentleman To Purchase The Poet's Freedom" by George Moses Horton
Still, that is a virtue at St. Clements.
Look at Rose Archambault, the improvident minx!
As for Catharine–now, she's a woman of sense,
Though hard to please and near with the pence.
"Benedict Brosse" by Susie Frances Harrison

In news:

Three years ago, impressed by genealogical website Ancestry .com, Clement approached the American creators about becoming their New Zealand representative.
Ancestry .com had not listed a job opening but Clement posted off a letter and CV anyway, following up with phone calls and emails.
I've Got an Answer for That, From A to Z. San Clemente Times Local News You Can Use.
Esteemed lawyer Paul Clement's next challenge is arguing against health-care law.
Paul Carter pursues his passion for surfing and painting at San Clemente Surfboards & Art .
The stories of one of San Clemente's most well known surfing families will be the subject of an art exhibit at the Mint Fine Art Gallery Saturday.
San Clemente, Caltrans at odds over I-5 digital sign.
A crew installed a banner Oct 5 on the Roberto Clemente Bridge for the One Young World Summit.
"We've got plenty of great dining, entertainment and bars— that sector is strong," said Raphael Clemente, interim executive director for the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority .
Domestic Violence Awareness Advocates Honor Jahlil Clements.
Patrick Sheehan, 8, practices his sliding during the San Clemente High Thanksgiving Camp on Wednesday at Sisca Field.
San Clemente panel is open to broad menu of bicycle projects.
Joseph Baxter Clement, born Aug 15, 1921, in New Hampshire, has finally laid his last stone on this earth and is playing golf, pinochle and cribbage in a better place.
This book cover image released by Grafton and Scratch Publishers shows "Twas the Night Before Christmas," by Clement C Moore.
According to Clements, back in Bennett 's day, Hines Park was a major attraction for Detroiters.
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In science:

So, we may use results due to (Clem´ent and Nohel 1979).
Stochastic Volterra equations of nonscalar type in Hilbert space
The paper (Clem´ent and Nohel 1979) provides the convergence limλ→0+ Sλ (t)x = S (t)x for t ∈ [0, T ] and x ∈ D(A).
Stochastic Volterra equations of nonscalar type in Hilbert space
Cl´ement Ph., Nohel J.A. (1979) Abstract linear and nonlinear Volterra equations preserving positivity, SIAM J.
Stochastic Volterra equations of nonscalar type in Hilbert space
Clements, these proceedings and references therein.
Hadronic Final States
Clement, 93430 Villetaneuse, France 2 “Horia Hulubei” National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, P. O. B.
Tensor models, a quantum field theoretical particularization
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