incommodity


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in·com·mod·i·ty

 (ĭn′kə-mŏd′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. in·com·mod·i·ties
1. Inconvenience.
2. Something inconvenient.
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incommodity

(ˌɪnkəˈmɒdɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
a less common word for inconvenience
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incommodity

noun
1. The state or quality of being inconvenient:
2. Something that causes difficulty, trouble, or lack of ease:
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He could cease to think of them only when he ceased to think of his loss and privation, and the days had as yet but scantily lightened the weight of this incommodity. In vain Mrs.
As the abbess acknowledged, Christ's 'poverty, incommodity, & sufferings exceeded ours'.
Besides, being covered with dust from his continual wanderings along the highways of the world, he really looked out of place in a dress party, so that the host felt relieved of an incommodity, when the restless individual in question, after a brief stay, took his departure on a ramble towards Oregon.