Definition of Inconvenience

1. Noun. An inconvenient discomfort.

Exact synonyms: Incommodiousness
Generic synonyms: Discomfort, Uncomfortableness
Derivative terms: Incommodious



2. Verb. To cause inconvenience or discomfort to. "Sorry to trouble you, but..."
Exact synonyms: Bother, Discommode, Disoblige, Incommode, Put Out, Trouble
Generic synonyms: Affect, Bear On, Bear Upon, Impact, Touch, Touch On
Specialized synonyms: Distress, Straiten
Derivative terms: Bother, Botheration, Botheration, Trouble

3. Noun. A difficulty that causes anxiety.

4. Noun. The quality of not being useful or convenient.
Generic synonyms: Ineptness, Unsuitability, Unsuitableness
Specialized synonyms: Inaccessibility, Unavailability, Inopportuneness, Untimeliness
Antonyms: Convenience
Derivative terms: Inconvenient

Definition of Inconvenience

1. n. The quality or condition of being inconvenient; want of convenience; unfitness; unsuitableness; inexpediency; awkwardness; as, the inconvenience of the arrangement.

2. v. t. To put to inconvenience; to incommode; as, to inconvenience a neighbor.

Definition of Inconvenience

1. Noun. The quality of being inconvenient. ¹

2. Noun. Something that is not convenient, something that bothers. ¹

3. Verb. To bother; to discomfort ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inconvenience

1. [v -NIENCED, -NIENCING, -NIENCES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inconvenience

incontinencies
incontinency
incontinentia
incontinentia pigmenti
incontinentia pigmenti achromians
incontinently
incontracted
incontradictable
incontravertable
incontrollable
incontrovertibility
incontrovertible
incontrovertibleness
incontrovertibly
inconvenience (current term)
inconvenience oneself
inconvenienced
inconveniences
inconveniencies
inconveniencing
inconveniency
inconvenient
inconveniently
inconversable
inconversant
inconverted
inconvertibility
inconvertible
inconvertibleness

Literary usage of Inconvenience

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery in the by Francis Vesey, Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Beames (1818)
"... the inconvenience, or the Reluctance of the other Tenants in Common, ... being Matter of Right : whatever may be the inconvenience and Difficulty: 1813. ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone (1876)
"Andas if there were no inconvenience, there should be no interest but what is equivalent to the hazard, so, if there were no hazard there ought to be no ..."

3. The Lancet (1842)
"If it subside gradually, as it generally does, the patient feels no inconvenience, and is soon quite well ; if it be suddenly arrested, as by cold applied ..."

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