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inconvenient

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

: causing trouble or problems : not convenient

Full Definition of INCONVENIENT

:  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

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

Definition of INCONVENIENT for Kids

:  causing trouble or difficulty :  not convenient <That time is inconvenient for me.>
in·con·ve·nient·ly adverb

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