What does Inconvenient mean?

Definitions for Inconvenient
ˌɪn kənˈvin yəntIn·con·ve·nient

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inconvenient(adj)

    not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs

    "it is inconvenient not to have a telephone in the kitchen"; "the back hall is an inconvenient place for the telephone"

  2. inconvenient(adj)

    not conveniently timed

    "an early departure is inconvenient for us"


  1. inconvenient(Noun)

    An inconsistency, an incongruity.

    Etymology: From inconvénient, from inconvenientem.

  2. inconvenient(Noun)

    An inconvenient circumstance or situation; an inconvenience.

    Etymology: From inconvénient, from inconvenientem.

  3. inconvenient(Adjective)

    Not convenient.

    Etymology: From inconvénient, from inconvenientem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inconvenient(adj)

    not becoming or suitable; unfit; inexpedient

  2. Inconvenient(adj)

    not convenient; giving trouble, uneasiness, or annoyance; hindering progress or success; uncomfortable; disadvantageous; incommodious; inopportune; as, an inconvenient house, garment, arrangement, or time

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inconvenient

    in-kon-vēn′yent, adj. unsuitable: causing trouble or uneasiness: increasing difficulty: incommodious.—v.t. Inconven′ience, to trouble or incommode.—ns. Inconven′ience, Inconven′iency.—adv. Inconven′iently.

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How to say Inconvenient in sign language?

  1. inconvenient


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Inconvenient in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Inconvenient in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Inconvenient in a Sentence

  1. Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues:

    Mornings are wonderful! The only drawback is that they come at such an inconvenient time of day!

  2. James Baldwin:

    We are all androgynous, not only because we are all born of a woman impregnated by the seed of a man but because each of us, helplessly and forever, contains the other -- male in female, female in male, white in black and black in white. We are a part of each other. Many of my countrymen appear to find this fact exceedingly inconvenient and even unfair, and so, very often, do I. But none of us can do anything about it.

  3. Hua Xiaomo:

    It's terrible, sometimes it's really inconvenient. The lights aren't bright either. It's dark.

  4. Hugo Swire:

    It (the book) ignores the inconvenient truth that some people on the islands can trace their Falklands ancestry back through nine generations, longer than the current borders of Argentina have existed.

  5. Ben Bajarin of Creative Strategies:

    I personally have found it a lot more inconvenient that they stopped working together.

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