What does inconvenience mean?

Definitions for inconvenience
ˌɪn kənˈvin yənsin·con·ve·nience

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word inconvenience.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inconvenience, incommodiousness(noun)

    an inconvenient discomfort

  2. troublesomeness, inconvenience, worriment(noun)

    a difficulty that causes anxiety

  3. inconvenience(verb)

    the quality of not being useful or convenient

  4. trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother(verb)

    to cause inconvenience or discomfort to

    "Sorry to trouble you, but..."


  1. inconvenience(Noun)

    The quality of being inconvenient.

  2. inconvenience(Noun)

    Something that is not convenient, something that bothers.

  3. inconvenience(Verb)

    To bother; to discomfort

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inconvenience(noun)

    the quality or condition of being inconvenient; want of convenience; unfitness; unsuitableness; inexpediency; awkwardness; as, the inconvenience of the arrangement

  2. Inconvenience(noun)

    that which gives trouble, embarrassment, or uneasiness; disadvantage; anything that disturbs quiet, impedes prosperity, or increases the difficulty of action or success; as, one inconvenience of life is poverty

  3. Inconvenience(verb)

    to put to inconvenience; to incommode; as, to inconvenience a neighbor

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inconvenience in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inconvenience in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of inconvenience in a Sentence

  1. John Burns:

    People with disabilities should be taken seriously. You don't take away somebody's legs and then describe Federal Court as an inconvenience. No, this is an injury.

  2. Kaela Bamberger:

    We are in the face of a mass extinction event, science tells us we are, that the implications of climate change are extremely wide-ranging and would cause mass suffering on a huge scale. The momentary inconvenience experienced by commuters has to be seen alongside the situation that were in.

  3. Public Safety commissioner:

    That’s why we built 285, y’ all, it’s the bypass. This morning, Atlanta’s MARTA transit system increased rail services to accommodate the expected increase in travelers. By mid-day MARTA CEO Keith Parker was reporting a 25 percent surge in ridership. With highway capacity already at a premium, the I-85 closure comes at a time of peak demand. This weekend, spring break gets underway for many area school students. And Friday evening, the Atlanta Braves will inaugurate their new stadium with a preseason game. During construction of the new stadium, critics questioned the impact the facility would have on traffic at its location near the junction of I-285 and I-75 in suburban Cobb County. Now that I-75 is the only northbound interstate out of downtown Atlanta, traffic plans will be put to the test. Despite the inconvenience, some residents and officials are putting Thursday’s disaster in perspective.

  4. Sagar Bajaj:

    It' a huge inconvenience because I'm not going to make it on time for my meetings.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    There will be a good number of votes. We are willing to do some of those votes tomorrow. Theres no reason we have to do them all tonight and inconvenience the Senate and the Chief Justice [ John Roberts ], but we will not back off on getting votes on all of these amendments.

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Translations for inconvenience

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  • inconveniènciaCatalan, Valencian
  • Unannehmlichkeit, stören, lästig sein, Unannehmlichkeiten bereitenGerman
  • desconveniencia, inconveniencia, incomodarSpanish
  • tülin, ebamugavusEstonian
  • epämukavuus, rasittaa, vaiva, hankaluus, vaivataFinnish
  • dérangementFrench
  • alkalmatlanság, kellemetlenségHungarian
  • disagio, incomodo, fastidio, disturbo, inconvenienteItalian
  • 不便Japanese
  • traucētLatvian
  • pūwheki, pūhekiMāori
  • verstoring, ongemakDutch
  • neplăcere, incomodare, deranj, deranja, inconveniență, importuna, incomodaRomanian
  • беспоко́йство, неудо́бствоRussian
  • besvära, förorsaka besvärSwedish
  • 不方便Chinese

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