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

  • adj. Inconvenient or uncomfortable, as by not affording sufficient space.

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  • adj. Uncomfortable or inhospitable, especially due to being cramped.
  • adj. Discomforting, inconvenient, or unsuitable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to incommode; not commodious; not affording ease or advantage; unsuitable; giving trouble; inconvenient; annoying

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not commodious; inconvenient; tending to incommode; not affording ease or advantage; giving trouble; annoying.

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

  • adj. uncomfortably or inconveniently small


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in- +‎ commodious


  • The present situation constitutionally is more of an incommodious interregnum.

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  • How do I expect others to enjoy a single-origin half-pull in such an incommodious space when I know that I myself could never?

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  • Of this union is said to have sprung (for I am determined not to be certain on that point) that most incommodious person, Francis Tyrrel, as he calls himself, but as I would rather call him, Francis Martigny; the latter suiting my views, as perhaps the former name agrees better with his pretensions.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • “So that possibly,” said the Sub – Prior, “your private affairs rendered a foreign journey less incommodious to you than it might have been to the noble earl, your right worthy cousin?”

    The Monastery

  • The difficulty of getting forward was so great, that considerable gaps began to occur in the line of march, and the distance between the van, centre, and rear, was each moment increased in a degree equally incommodious and dangerous.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • No reason has been given for the additional delay, but I'm crossing my fingers in the hope that it has something to do with correcting the incommodious, head-cropping, widescreen framing given to THE MODERN COUPLE 1977 on the test discs that were sent to me and other members of the press.

    Bill, Agnès, Eddie and the King

  • For every judge of right and wrong is not judge of what is commodious or incommodious to the


  • An incommodious report was released Friday by the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) that elucidates restrictive spending of annual aid on behalf of the 29 Sub-Saharan African countries.

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  • In those which are well furnished, you see pier-glasses and marble slabs; but the chairs are either paultry things, made with straw bottoms, which cost about a shilling a-piece, or old-fashioned, high-backed seats of needle-work, stuffed, very clumsy and incommodious.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • The gallery on high, opposite the entrance, was seen but in outline, so shadowy became this hall towards its ceiling; carved stags 'heads, with real antlers, looked down grotesquely from the walls, This was neither a grand nor a comfortable house: within as without it was antique, rambling, and incommodious.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte


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