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From clīnō + participial suffix -menos.



clēmēns m, f, n ‎(genitive clēmentis); third declension

  1. merciful, lenient
  2. mild, gentle, quiet, peaceful, easy, moderate
  3. compliant


Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative clēmēns clēmentēs clēmentia
genitive clēmentis clēmentium
dative clēmentī clēmentibus
accusative clēmentem clēmēns clēmentēs clēmentia
ablative clēmentī clēmentibus
vocative clēmēns clēmentēs clēmentia

Related terms[edit]


  • clemens in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • clemens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • clemens” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be dogmatic; positive: pertinacem (opp. clementem) esse in disputando
  • clemens in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • clemens in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray