inconvenient

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

Definition of inconvenient

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

inconveniently

adverb

Examples of inconvenient in a Sentence

  1. The restaurant is in an inconvenient location.

  2. the unexpected visitors showed up at an inconvenient time

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Origin and Etymology of inconvenient

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


INCONVENIENT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of inconvenient for English Language Learners

  • : causing trouble or problems : not convenient


INCONVENIENT Defined for Kids

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

Definition of inconvenient for Students

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

inconveniently

adverb


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