Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To put to inconvenience; trouble.

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  • v. To cause someone inconvenience

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To put inconvenience; to incommode; to trouble.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To put to inconvenience; incommode; trouble.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. to cause inconvenience or discomfort to

Etymologies

dis- + commode, to suit (from Latin commodāre, from commodus, convenient; see commodious).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • After the rivals see what the court has done, the Republicans and Democrats scurry to make a deal to create or abolish districts so as to protect their favorites and discommode their known enemies, rivals or potential adversaries.

    Henry J. Stern: Pants Heating Up

  • Republicans are adamantly opposed to any taxes that discommode the wealthy.

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: Deficit Hysteria: Washington's War on the Young

  • He had no great liking for the man, and so had left the Temple until last so as to discommode Augier, but that was scant consolation when he was himself nodding in his carriage.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • He, alone, had managed to evade and discommode the heavy-worlders, despite their physical superiority.

    Cattle Town

  • The White House would really rather we didn't discommode it, and therefore we don't?

    Ellis Weiner: Our Mister Brooks II: Reloaded

  • "I wouldna discommode ye, mistress, " he said, holding himself stiffly.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • Her devilish mood had not passed— she wanted to discommode this polite young fellow in some minor way—perhaps snatch his ridiculous rag of a cap, or even ruffle his hair.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • Then he said, with a clearly modulated and rather mincing articulation: ‘Would it discommode you to contribute elsewhere a coin with a somewhat different superscription?’

    The Complete Father Brown

  • A handful of kinless children would not discommode the Placehold, Whandall thought.

    The Burning City

  • Among the Klingons, as on Earth, there was no surer way to discommode a very serious person than to refuse to take the individual seriously.

    Doctor’s Orders

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