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[in-kuh-mod-i-tee] /ˌɪn kəˈmɒd ɪ ti/
noun, plural incommodities.
disadvantage; inconvenience.
Origin of incommodity
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin incommoditās. See incommode, -ity Unabridged
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Examples from the web for incommodity
  • The unprecedented surge incommodity prices are negatively impacting the industry.
  • The wide price differential incommodity costs paid by various types of long-term importer area new phenomenon.
  • In addition, sentiment toward emerging markets was adversely affected by renewed declines incommodity prices more broadly.
  • Arise incommodity prices contributed to the increase in imports.
British Dictionary definitions for incommodity


noun (pl) -ties
a less common word for inconvenience
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Word Origin and History for incommodity

early 15c., from Middle French incommodité (late 14c.), from Latin incommoditas, from incommodus, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + commodus "suitable, convenient" (see commode).

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