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Causing inconvenience or discomfort.
large, big, great, huge, of considerable size, sizeable, substantial, voluminous, immense, enormous, colossal, massive, mammoth, vast, goodly, prodigious, tremendous, gigantic, giant, monumental, stupendous, gargantuan, elephantine, titanic, mountainous, monstrousView synonyms
- ‘Be careful this incommodious fate does not befall you.’
- ‘Located by London's Temple Bar, this bank was old-fashioned, dark and incommodious.’
- ‘The tower seemed rather incommodious to live in.’
- ‘Upended, paneled inside and out with mirrors that made its bulk disappear, and outfitted with two bare bulbs at the apex, it had an intentionally incommodious opening the size of a small door.’
- ‘If you haven't been to a rock show at a small club lately, it might be hard to imagine how incommodious an experience it can be.’
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