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[dis-kuh-mohd] /ˌdɪs kəˈmoʊd/
verb (used with object), discommoded, discommoding.
to cause inconvenience to; disturb, trouble, or bother.
Origin of discommode
1715-25; < French discommoder, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + -commoder, verbal derivative of commode convenient; see commode
Related forms
discommodious, adjective
discommodiously, adverb
discommodiousness, noun Unabridged
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  • M. le Duc, you behold me exceedingly distressed at the discommoding of your household.

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
  • By doing so, he became the ideal ally of all those powers whom Hitler's expanding pressure was discommoding.

    Proclaim Liberty! Gilbert Seldes
  • He dislikes lively colours, and new and discommoding 131 fashions; nor does he affect perfumes.

    The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
  • But some courses of action are too discommoding and obnoxious to others to allow of this course being pursued.

  • My respects to Borlan when you see him, and tell him I beg his pardon for discommoding him.

British Dictionary definitions for discommoding


(transitive) to cause inconvenience or annoyance to; disturb
Derived Forms
discommodious, adjective
discommodiously, adverb
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