incommodiousness


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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.
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Noun1.incommodiousness - an inconvenient discomfort
discomfort, uncomfortableness - the state of being tense and feeling pain

incommodiousness

noun
The state or quality of being inconvenient:
References in classic literature ?
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. They were even boastful of its eminence in those particulars, and were fired by an express conviction that, if it were less objectionable, it would be less respectable.
In Charackteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times, Etc., he explicitly invokes the word utility in arguing for beauty as essentially goodness of fit with the surrounding environment from the point of view of human perception: The same features which make deformity create incommodiousness and disease.
Basel-born and -based Christoph Buchel is known as a master of incommodiousness. In his recent installation HOLE, 2005, he confronts us once more with a meticulously staged worst-case scenario.