verb (used with object), dis·com·mod·ed, dis·com·mod·ing.

to cause inconvenience to; disturb, trouble, or bother.

Origin of discommode

1715–25; < French discommoder, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + -commoder, verbal derivative of commode convenient; see commode
Related formsdis·com·mo·di·ous, adjectivedis·com·mo·di·ous·ly, adverbdis·com·mo·di·ous·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for discommoding

Historical Examples of discommoding

  • He dislikes lively colours, and new and discommoding 131 fashions; nor does he affect perfumes.

    The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci

    Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky

  • M. le Duc, you behold me exceedingly distressed at the discommoding of your household.

    Doom Castle

    Neil Munro

  • But some courses of action are too discommoding and obnoxious to others to allow of this course being pursued.

  • My respects to Borlan when you see him, and tell him I beg his pardon for discommoding him.

  • By doing so, he became the ideal ally of all those powers whom Hitler's expanding pressure was discommoding.

    Proclaim Liberty!

    Gilbert Seldes

British Dictionary definitions for discommoding



(tr) to cause inconvenience or annoyance to; disturb
Derived Formsdiscommodious, adjectivediscommodiously, adverb
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