Incommodious



[in-kuh-moh-dee-uh s] /ˌɪn kəˈmoʊ di əs/

adjective
1.
inconvenient, as not affording sufficient space or room; uncomfortable:
incommodious hotel accommodations.
/ˌɪnkəˈməʊdɪəs/
adjective
1.
insufficiently spacious; cramped
2.
troublesome or inconvenient
adj.

1550s, from in- (1) “not, opposite of” + commodious. Related: Incommodiously. A verb, incommode, is attested from late 16c.

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