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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. Albert J. Beveridge:

    If liberty is worth keeping and free representative government worth saving, we must stand for all American fundamentals—not some, but all. All are woven into the great fabric of our national well-being. We cannot hold fast to some only, and abandon others that, for the moment, we find inconvenient. If one American fundamental is prostrated, others in the end will surely fall.

  2. Arndt Ellinghorst:

    VW has its back to the wall, Horn's departure is happening at the most inconvenient time, if such a key figure quits, this will inevitably cause more unrest.

  3. Hua Xiaomo:

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

  4. Anton Vincent:

    We know this is inconvenient for consumers who love these four flavors.

  5. Clarin Sepulveda:

    It was stressful and extremely inconvenient.

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    the act of making a noisy disturbance
    • A. rumpus
    • B. transpire
    • C. abhor
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