Origin of commodious
Examples from the Web for commodious
Although none of these issues are burrowed into, they scroll by in manner that is commodious and vivid.Great Weekend Reads: 4 New Novels, November 13, 2011|Susan Salter Reynolds, Christopher Byrd, John Wilwol, Jennifer Miller|November 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Such a pole-hut, even at this early age, develops the typical form of a commodious dwelling.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
Good roads are made through the park, and commodious paths lead to the finest points of view over sea and land.Visit to Iceland|Ida Pfeiffer
Strong, commodious emigrant wagons were constructed especially for the purpose.The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate|Eliza Poor Donner Houghton
One after the other the old ricketty cottages were pulled down and others built, healthy, comfortable, and commodious.Nestleton Magna|J. Jackson Wray
On three sides it is hemmed in by lofty mountains, while on the fourth it overlooks a safe and commodious harbour.
British Dictionary definitions for commodious
Word Origin for commodious
Word Origin and History for commodious
early 15c., "beneficial, convenient," from Medieval Latin commodiosus "convenient, useful," from Latin commodus (see commode). Meaning "roomy, spacious" first attested 1550s. Related: Commodiously; commodiousness.