What does inconvenience mean?

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

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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. Camille Austin:

    I see them more as an inconvenience.

  2. Amanda Parsons:

    It’s not been a huge impact, it’s really just been an inconvenience and an extended time in collecting baggage and an extended walk because those escalators and moving walkways were taken off line.

  3. Virgin Atlantic spokeswoman Lisette Kwong:

    All customers have disembarked the aircraft and our teams are working hard to get our customers on their way as soon as possible, safety is our number one priority and we would like to apologize for the delay and any inconvenience caused.

  4. President Jacob Zuma:

    Shortage of energy does not only cause enormous inconvenience, it is a serious impediment to economic growth. Today, I am here to say, there is light.

  5. Leslie Scott:

    We brought in a new aircraft and the flight has since departed approximately 4.5 hours late, we apologize to our customers for the 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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