- to inconvenience or discomfort; disturb; trouble.
- to impede; hinder.
Origin of incommode
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1. discommode. 2. delay, obstruct.
1. help. 2. expedite.
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Examples from the Web for incommode
That must incommode you; they must be uncomfortable themselves.A Romance of the West Indies
This word is rarely used; incommode is accounted the better form.The Verbalist
Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
My presence, it seemed, did not incommode them, for they talked on as if I had not been there.
None of them ever get mixed, and never does this incommode me or fatigue me.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 5 (of 6)
Hippolyte A. Taine
Ah, you think to incommode me, because you met me in my dress as a workman?The Hero of the People
- (tr) to bother, disturb, or inconvenience
C16: from Latin incommodāre to be troublesome, from incommodus inconvenient, from in- 1 + commodus convenient; see commode
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