Definition of inconvenient
: not convenient especially in giving trouble or annoyance : inopportune <an inconvenient time>
Examples of inconvenient in a sentence
The restaurant is in an inconvenient location.
<the unexpected visitors showed up at an inconvenient time>
Origin and Etymology 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 English Language Learners
Definition of inconvenient for English Language Learners
: causing trouble or problems : not convenient
INCONVENIENT Defined for Kids
Definition of inconvenient for Students
: causing trouble or difficulty : not convenient <That time is inconvenient for me.>
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