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discommodity

[dis-kuh-mod-i-tee] /ˌdɪs kəˈmɒd ɪ ti/
noun, plural discommodities. Archaic.
1.
inconvenience; disadvantageousness.
2.
a source of inconvenience or trouble; disadvantage.
Origin of discommodity
1505-1515
First recorded in 1505-15; dis-1 + commodity
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  • The commodities of free extemporate prayers, and the discommodity of prescribed or set forms, are these following.

    A Christian Directory Baxter Richard
  • To preuent which discommodity, one of the best remedies is the sufficient and fit distance of trees.

    A New Orchard And Garden William Lawson
British Dictionary definitions for discommodity

discommodity

/ˌdɪskəˈmɒdɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
(economics) a commodity without utility
2.
(archaic) the state or a source of inconvenience
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