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[ dis-kuh-mohd ]

verb (used with object)

, dis·com·mod·ed, dis·com·mod·ing.
  1. to cause inconvenience to; disturb, trouble, or bother.


/ ˌdɪskəˈməʊd /


  1. tr to cause inconvenience or annoyance to; disturb

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Derived Forms

  • ˌdiscomˈmodious, adjective
  • ˌdiscomˈmodiously, adverb

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Other Words From

  • discom·modi·ous adjective
  • discom·modi·ous·ly adverb
  • discom·modi·ous·ness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of discommode1

First recorded in 1650–60; from French discommoder, equivalent to dis- dis- 1 + -commoder, verbal derivative of commode “convenient”; commode

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Example Sentences

Any screaming being done on this end is into a pillow, so no one is discommoded!

The boys shouted to their animals, who flew across the plain as though the snow did not discommode them in the least.

For this end it was necessary to discommode myself of my cloak, and of the volume which I carried in the pocket of my cloak.

I objected, for I did not wish to discommode him in the least and told him a good bed could be fixed in the mess wagon.

Neither did the old folks discommode themselves in town, and the young couple resided on the second floor.

"I'm sure, Saunders, that it won't discommode me in the least," said his lordship genially.


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