incommodious


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in·com·mo·di·ous

 (ĭn′kə-mō′dē-əs)
adj.
Inconvenient or uncomfortable, as by not affording sufficient space.

in′com·mo′di·ous·ly adv.
in′com·mo′di·ous·ness n.

incommodious

(ˌɪnkəˈməʊdɪəs)
adj
1. insufficiently spacious; cramped
2. troublesome or inconvenient
ˌincomˈmodiously adv
ˌincomˈmodiousness n

in•com•mo•di•ous

(ˌɪn kəˈmoʊ di əs)

adj.
uncomfortable.
[1545–55]
in`com•mo′di•ous•ly, adv.
in`com•mo′di•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incommodious - uncomfortably or inconveniently small; "incommodious hotel accommodations"
commodious, convenient - large and roomy (`convenient' is archaic in this sense); "a commodious harbor"; "a commodious building suitable for conventions"

incommodious

adjective
Causing difficulty, trouble, or discomfort:
Translations

incommodious

[ˌɪnkəˈməʊdɪəs] ADJ (frm) (= cramped) → estrecho, nada espacioso; (= inconvenient) → poco conveniente

incommodious

adj (form)lästig, unbequem; (= cramped)beengt
References in classic literature ?
It was very small, very dark, very ugly, very incommodious.
a comment which Tommy followed up by seizing Dinah with both arms, and dancing along by her side with incommodious fondness.
The recording of "cidade/city/cite" starts as an incommodious noise, from which a voice emerges and attempts to pronounce the sprawling string of letters.
He underwent incommodious intestinal resection on consideration of intestinal fistula and abdominal abscess.
The casuists replied: an incommodious law does not bind.
While it exists it is a manner of being felt and incommodious, and from which we have consequently a want of being delivered" (De Tracy, 2009, p.
Habermas, among others, has recently asked the incommodious (to put it mildly) question of "the future of human nature.
The image of the Tellson Bank-musty, incommodious, cramped and ugly, totally hilarious--is as colorful as any similar Dickensian description.
This unconvincing cherry-picking-in-reverse retrieves the 'right' type of nationalism from the 'wrong' type of historians, and is echoed in the tendency to argue away incommodious historical complexities rather than actually grappling with them.
Such arrangements may be unpleasant for someone who is six feet, three inches, in much the same way that the storied bed of Procrustes proves incommodious for sleepers who do not fit its dimensions.
And, when one considers that we have been operating for the last decade in places like Afghanistan--which the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics has described as--probably the most incommodious place .
Next to Antarctica, Afghanistan is probably the most incommodious place to be trying to fight a war," said Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Ashton Carter.