Incommodious In`com*mo"di*ous, a. [Pref. in- not + commodious: cf. LL. incommodious, L. incommodus, F. incommode.] Tending to incommode; not commodious; not affording ease or advantage; unsuitable; giving trouble; inconvenient; annoying; as, an incommodious seat; an incommodious arrangement. -- {In`com*mo"di*ous*ly}, adv. -- {In`com*mo"di*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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