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From clīnō + participial suffix -menos.



clēmēns (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 clēmēns clēmentēs clēmentia
Genitive clēmentis clēmentis clēmentium clēmentium
Dative clēmentī clēmentī clēmentibus clēmentibus
Accusative clēmentem clēmēns clēmentēs clēmentia
Ablative clēmentī clēmentī clēmentibus clēmentibus
Vocative clēmēns clēmēns clēmentēs clēmentia

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  • clemens in Charlton T. Lewis and 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 Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (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