in·​com·​mod·​i·​ty ˌin-kə-ˈmä-də-tē How to pronounce incommodity (audio)
: a source of inconvenience : disadvantage
the incommodities of a single lifeSamuel Johnson

Examples of incommodity in a Sentence

cited reduced privacy as one of the incommodities of apartment living

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of incommodity was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Incommodity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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