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commodious

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EtymologyEdit

First attested in 1423. From Latin commodiōsus, from commodus.

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commodious (comparative more commodious, superlative most commodious)

  1. Spacious and convenient; roomy and comfortable.
    Our house is much more commodious than our old apartment.
    • 1854, Charles Dickens, Hard Times
      The emphasis was helped by the speaker's square wall of a forehead, which had his eyebrows for its base, while his eyes found commodious cellarage in two dark caves, overshadowed by the wall.
  2. Adapted to its use or purpose, or to wants and necessities; suitable.

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