noun, plural in·com·mod·i·ties.

disadvantage; inconvenience.

Origin of incommodity

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Latin word incommoditās. See incommode, -ity Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -ties

a less common word for inconvenience
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Word Origin and History for incommodity

early 15c., from Middle French incommodité (late 14c.), from Latin incommoditas, from incommodus, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + commodus "suitable, convenient" (see commode).

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