What does inconvenience mean?

Definitions for inconvenienceˌɪn kənˈvin yəns

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Camille Austin:

    I see them more as an inconvenience.

  2. Jason Lasecki:

    We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

  3. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    In a pursuit of convenience, man has only caused more inconvenience for himself!

  4. G. K. Chesterton:

    An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.

  5. Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Bobbie Egan:

    We regret the inconvenience Elizabeth Sedway experienced... and are very sorry for how the situation was handled.

Images & Illustrations of inconvenience

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Translations for inconvenience

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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