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- n. The state or quality of being incommodious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition or quality of being incommodious; inconvenience; unsuitableness.
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- n. an inconvenient discomfort
It rained all day, and gave Dr Johnson an impression of that incommodiousness of climate in the west, of which he has taken notice in his Journey; but, being well accommodated, and furnished with variety of books, he was not dissatisfied.
The incommodiousness of the Scotch windows keeps them very closely shut.
Is it not invariably the purpose of a Chapel to supply the absence or incommodiousness of the parish church?
Their courage was chiefly improved from not knowing that the motive of the Romans 'retreat was the incommodiousness of the ground, so that they imagined themselves objects of terror, and supposed that they were pursuing men who fled through fear.
It rained all day, and gave Dr. Johnson an impression of that incommodiousness of climate in the west, of which he has taken notice in his Journey ; but, being well accommodated, and furnished with variety of books, he was not dissatisfied.
How know we but that the incommodiousness of the place wherein he was kept may have occasioned his death?
It was an old-fashioned place, moreover, in the moral attribute that the partners in the House were proud of its smallness, proud of its darkness, proud of its ugliness, proud of its incommodiousness.
_ As usual, full of contrivances that are impracticable, and improvements that are retrograde; forming, altogether, a whimsical instance of the confusion of arrangement, the delay of expedition, the incommodiousness of accommodation, and the infernal trouble of endeavouring to save it -- he has now a score or two of workmen about him, and intends pulling down some apartments in the east wing of the Castle.
The 26th we passed through woods and over mountains, torn with bushes and tired by the incommodiousness of an almost impassable way, in which many camels perished, and many persons, wearied of these difficulties, went away to Agra, and all complained.
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