Definition of Inconvenient

1. Adjective. Not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs. "The back hall is an inconvenient place for the telephone"

Attributes: Convenience
Similar to: Awkward
Antonyms: Convenient
Derivative terms: Inconvenience



2. Adjective. Not conveniently timed. "An early departure is inconvenient for us"
Similar to: Inopportune

Definition of Inconvenient

1. a. Not becoming or suitable; unfit; inexpedient.

Definition of Inconvenient

1. Adjective. Not convenient. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) An inconsistency, an incongruity. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) An inconvenient circumstance or situation; an inconvenience. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inconvenient

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inconvenient

incontracted
incontradictable
incontravertable
incontrollable
incontrovertibility
incontrovertible
incontrovertibleness
incontrovertibly
inconvenience
inconvenience oneself
inconvenienced
inconveniences
inconveniencies
inconveniencing
inconveniency
inconvenient (current term)
inconveniently
inconversable
inconversant
inconverted
inconvertibility
inconvertible
inconvertibleness
inconvertibly
inconvincible
inconvincibly
incony
incoop
incoordinate
incoordination

Literary usage of Inconvenient

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

1. A Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated by Herbert Broom (1874)
"... where the law is known and clear, though it be inequitable and inconvenient, the judges must determine as the law is, without regarding the unequi- ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1825)
"A Turkish cannon, more enormous than that of Mahomet, still guards the entrance of the Dardanelles ; and if the use be inconvenient, it has been found on a ..."

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