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noun, plural dis·com·mod·i·ties. Archaic.
  1. inconvenience; disadvantageousness.
  2. a source of inconvenience or trouble; disadvantage.

Origin of discommodity

First recorded in 1505–15; dis-1 + commodity
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Examples from the Web for discommodity

Historical Examples of discommodity

  • The commodities of free extemporate prayers, and the discommodity of prescribed or set forms, are these following.

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    Baxter Richard

  • To preuent which discommodity, one of the best remedies is the sufficient and fit distance of trees.

British Dictionary definitions for discommodity


noun plural -ties
  1. economics a commodity without utility
  2. archaic the state or a source of inconvenience
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