incommode

verb
in·​com·​mode | \ ˌin-kə-ˈmōd How to pronounce incommode (audio) \
incommoded; incommoding

Definition of incommode

transitive verb

: to give inconvenience or distress to : disturb

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Examples of incommode in a Sentence

the innkeeper tried to hide how much the request incommoded them
Recent Examples on the Web Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Malecki told Fox News that the demonstrators were arrested on suspicion of unlawfully demonstrating and were charged with unlawfully crowding, obstructing or incommoding. Fox News, "Dozens of Catholic clergy arrested on Capitol Hill protesting treatment of child migrants," 19 July 2019 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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