[ US /kəˈmoʊdiəs/ ]
[ UK /kəmˈə‍ʊdɪəs/ ]
  1. large and roomy (`convenient' is archaic in this sense)
    a commodious harbor
    a commodious building suitable for conventions
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How To Use commodious In A Sentence

  • The two ends put together form one constant table for everything, and the centre piece stands exceedingly well under the glass, and holds a great deal most commodiously.
  • [Footnote 1: The King, Walagambahu, who in his exile had been living amongst the rocks in the wilderness, ascended the throne after defeating the Malabars (B.C. 104), and "caused _the of stone or caves of the rocks_ in which he had taken refuge to be made more commodious. Ceylon; an Account of the Island Physical, Historical, and Topographical with Notices of Its Natural History, Antiquities and Productions, Volume 1 (of 2)
  • The commodious hall was almost full and on the makeshift stage musical instruments were being installed and tested by the accompanists.
  • My bed is something like the carpets in Queen Elizabeth's time, and this shelter-tent is not one which can be called commodious, but The Associate Hermits
  • Although it measures just 13 1/2 feet square, the dining room feels more commodious thanks to a pair of tall windows on the outside wall and the wide arch that opens to the living room.
  • For my own part, however, I cannot but wonder, since he had divined and predicted that heterogeneous matter could be discharged by the course he indicates, why he could not or would not perceive, and inform us that, in the natural state of things, the blood might be commodiously transferred from the lungs to the left ventricle of the heart by the very same route. On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals
  • A set of rooms next to mine was vacant, and Campion, who welcomed a new worker, had the two sets thrown into what house-agents term a commodious flat. Simon the Jester
  • However, being derived from a car designed to be driven by granddads in hats there's no shortage of headroom in the front, while being a four-door saloon it's quite commodious for average size adults in the back too.
  • The new car has a more commodious cabin than the old model, particularly in the rear.
  • The palace building was commodious enough to accommodate chambers and offices of the High Court.
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