transitive verb (-moded; -moding) Etymology: French discommoder, from dis- + commode convenient — more at commode Date: 1678 to cause inconvenience to ; trouble

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  • Discommode — Dis com*mode , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discommoded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discommoding}.] [See {Discommodate}.] To put inconvenience; to incommode; to trouble. [R.] Syn: To incommode; annoy; inconvenience. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discommode — I verb afflict, affront, aggravate, agitate, annoy, arouse, astound, badger, beset, bother, chafe, contravene, counteract, disaccommodate, disadvantage, disconcert, dishearten, disoblige, displease, disquiet, distress, disturb, exasperate, grieve …   Law dictionary

  • discommode — incommode, *inconvenience, trouble Analogous words: disturb, perturb, upset, fluster, flurry, *discompose: vex, irk, bother (see ANNOY) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • discommode — [v] annoy bother, burden, disoblige, disquiet, disturb, fluster, harass, incommode, inconvenience, irk, molest, perturb, put out, trouble, upset, vex; concepts 7,19 Ant. make happy, please …   New thesaurus

  • discommode — [dis΄kə mōd′] vt. discommoded, discommoding [< DIS + L commodare, to make suitable: see ACCOMMODATE] to cause bother to; inconvenience …   English World dictionary

  • discommode — discommodious, adj. discommodiously, adv. discommodiousness, n. /dis keuh mohd /, v.t., discommoded, discommoding. to cause inconvenience to; disturb, trouble, or bother. [1715 25; < F discommoder, equiv. to dis DIS 1 + commoder, v. deriv. of… …   Universalium

  • discommode — verb To cause someone inconvenience …   Wiktionary

  • discommode — Synonyms and related words: ail, be the matter, beset, bother, complicate matters, concern, disaccommodate, disadvantage, disoblige, distress, disturb, flurry, fluster, harass, incommode, inconvenience, irk, perplex, perturb, plague, pother, put… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • discommode — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. inconvenience, annoy, trouble; see bother 2 , disturb 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To cause inconvenience for: discomfort, incommode, inconvenience, put out, trouble. See COMFORT …   English dictionary for students

  • discommode — dis·com·mode || ‚dɪskÉ™ məʊd v. cause discomfort, inconvenience …   English contemporary dictionary

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