in·​com·​mode | \ˌin-kə-ˈmōd \
incommoded; incommoding

Definition of incommode 

transitive verb

: to give inconvenience or distress to : disturb

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Synonyms & Antonyms for incommode


discommode, disoblige, disturb, inconvenience, put out, trouble


accommodate, favor, oblige

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Examples of incommode in a Sentence

the innkeeper tried to hide how much the request incommoded them

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They were charged with crowding, obstructing or incommoding. Fox News, "Kavanaugh hearing protests continue as Capitol Police charge 69 demonstrators Thursday," 2 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of incommode

1598, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for incommode

Middle French incommoder, from Latin incommodare, from incommodus inconvenient, from in- + commodus convenient — more at commode

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The first known use of incommode was in 1598

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to move with a clumsy heavy tread

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