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 All were charged with crowding and obstructing or incommoding, Malecki said. Sophie Lewis, CBS News, "Joaquin Phoenix arrested during Jane Fonda's weekly climate change protest," 10 Jan. 2020 All were charged with crowding and obstructing or incommoding, Malecki said. Sophie Lewis, CBS News, "Joaquin Phoenix arrested during Jane Fonda's weekly climate change protest," 10 Jan. 2020 They were all charged with crowding, obstructing or incommoding, a spokesperson for the department told CNN. Leah Asmelash, CNN, "Joaquin Phoenix and Martin Sheen arrested in Jane Fonda's weekly climate change protests," 10 Jan. 2020 All were charged with crowding and obstructing or incommoding, Malecki said. Sophie Lewis, CBS News, "Joaquin Phoenix arrested during Jane Fonda's weekly climate change protest," 10 Jan. 2020 All were booked on charges of crowding, obstructing, or incommoding at the offices. Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner, "11 people arrested during impeachment protests in Senate office buildings," 16 Jan. 2020 All were charged with crowding and obstructing or incommoding, Malecki said. Sophie Lewis, CBS News, "Joaquin Phoenix arrested during Jane Fonda's weekly climate change protest," 10 Jan. 2020 All were charged with crowding and obstructing or incommoding, Malecki said. Sophie Lewis, CBS News, "Sally Field arrested during Jane Fonda's weekly climate change protest," 14 Dec. 2019 All were charged with crowding and obstructing or incommoding, Malecki said. Sophie Lewis, CBS News, "Sally Field arrested during Jane Fonda's weekly climate change protest," 14 Dec. 2019

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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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“Incommode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incommode. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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