discommode vs inconvenience what difference

what is difference between discommode and inconvenience

English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌdɪskəˈməʊd/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌdɪskəˈmoʊd/
  • Rhymes: -əʊd

Verb

discommode (third-person singular simple present discommodes, present participle discommoding, simple past and past participle discommoded)

  1. (transitive) To cause inconvenience to (someone).

Related terms

  • discommodious

Synonyms

  • incommode
  • inconvenience

Antonyms

  • accommodate

See also

  • commode


English

Etymology

From Middle English inconvenience, from Old French inconvenience (misfortune, calamity, impropriety) (compare French inconvenance (impropriety) and inconvénient (inconvenience)), from Late Latin inconvenientia (inconsistency, incongruity).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪnkənˈviːnɪəns/, /ɪŋk-/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɪnkənˈvinjəns/, /ɪŋk-/
  • Hyphenation: in‧con‧ve‧nience

Noun

inconvenience (countable and uncountable, plural inconveniences)

  1. The quality of being inconvenient.
    • 1594, Richard Hooker, Of the Lawes of Ecclesiastical Politie
      They plead against the inconvenience, not the unlawfulness, [] of ceremonies in burial.
  2. Something that is not convenient, something that bothers.
    • 1663, John Tillotson, The Wisdom of being Religious
      [Man] is liable to a great many inconveniences.

Synonyms

  • (something inconvenient): annoyance, nuisance, trouble

Translations

Verb

inconvenience (third-person singular simple present inconveniences, present participle inconveniencing, simple past and past participle inconvenienced)

  1. to bother; to discomfort

Synonyms

  • (obsolete) discommodate

Translations

Further reading

  • inconvenience in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • inconvenience in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

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