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inconvenient

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adjective in·con·ve·nient \ˌin-kən-ˈvē-nyənt\

Simple Definition of inconvenient

  • : causing trouble or problems : not convenient

Full Definition of inconvenient

  1. :  not convenient especially in giving trouble or annoyance :  inopportune <an inconvenient time>

in·con·ve·nient·ly adverb

Examples of inconvenient

  1. The restaurant is in an inconvenient location.

  2. <the unexpected visitors showed up at an inconvenient time>



Origin of inconvenient

Middle English, incongruous, harmful, from Anglo-French, from Latin inconvenient-, inconveniens, from in- + convenient-, conveniens convenient


First Known Use: 1651


INCONVENIENT Defined for Kids

inconvenient

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adjective in·con·ve·nient \ˌin-kən-ˈvē-nyənt\

Definition of inconvenient

  1. :  causing trouble or difficulty :  not convenient <That time is inconvenient for me.>

in·con·ve·nient·ly adverb




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