discommode

verb

dis·​com·​mode ˌdis-kə-ˈmōd How to pronounce discommode (audio)
discommoded; discommoding

transitive verb

: to cause inconvenience to : trouble

Examples of discommode in a Sentence

the breakdown of her car didn't discommode her seriously
Recent Examples on the Web Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen were similarly discommoded at mealtime in public settings. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 13 Sep. 2019

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Word History

Etymology

French discommoder, from dis- + commode convenient — more at commode

First Known Use

1657, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of discommode was in 1657

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“Discommode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/discommode. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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discommode

verb
dis·​com·​mode ˌdis-kə-ˈmōd How to pronounce discommode (audio)
discommoded; discommoding
: to make things difficult for : trouble
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