discommode

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v discommode to cause inconvenience or discomfort to "Sorry to trouble you, but..."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • discommode To put to inconvenience; incommode; trouble.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Discommode dis-kom-ōd′ to incommode
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Usage

In literature:

A husband is very discommoding.
"Dear Enemy" by Jean Webster
The discommodities of usury are, First, that it makes fewer merchants.
"Essays" by Francis Bacon
After its long lodgment, during which the subject was little discommoded, it finally came out by the palatine arch.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Sculpture, just as it cannot fitly record the gesture of a moment, is discommoded by personal idiosyncrasies.
"And Even Now" by Max Beerbohm
An efficient police force will be on hand to preserve order and keep the wild beasts from leaping the railings and discommoding the audience.
"The Innocents Abroad" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
An efficient police force will be on hand to preserve order and keep the wild beasts from leaping the railings and discommoding the audience.
"The Innocents Abroad, Part 3 of 6" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
My respects to Borlan when you see him, and tell him I beg his pardon for discommoding him.
"Romance of California Life" by John Habberton
I trust my singing did not discommode you.
"Second Plays" by A. A. Milne
Pray do not discommode yourself?
"The Honorable Percival" by Alice Hegan Rice
To ask for a guarantor for a reputable resident is simply to discommode two people instead of one.
"A Library Primer" by John Cotton Dana
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