incommodious

[ in-kuh-moh-dee-uh s ]
/ ˌɪn kəˈmoʊ di əs /

adjective

inconvenient, as not affording sufficient space or room; uncomfortable: incommodious hotel accommodations.

Nearby words

  1. incoming,
  2. incommensurability,
  3. incommensurable,
  4. incommensurate,
  5. incommode,
  6. incommodity,
  7. incommunicability,
  8. incommunicable,
  9. incommunicado,
  10. incommunicative

Origin of incommodious

First recorded in 1545–55; in-3 + commodious

Related formsin·com·mo·di·ous·ly, adverbin·com·mo·di·ous·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for incommodious

incommodious

/ (ˌɪnkəˈməʊdɪəs) /

adjective

insufficiently spacious; cramped
troublesome or inconvenient
Derived Formsincommodiously, adverbincommodiousness, noun

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Word Origin and History for incommodious

incommodious

adj.

1550s, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + commodious. Related: Incommodiously. A verb, incommode, is attested from late 16c.

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