What does inconvenient mean?

Definitions for inconvenientˌɪn kənˈvin yənt

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

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.

  2. inconvenient(Noun)

    An inconvenient circumstance or situation; an inconvenience.

  3. inconvenient(Adjective)

    Not convenient.

  4. Origin: 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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Clarin Sepulveda:

    It was stressful and extremely inconvenient.

  2. Anton Vincent:

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

  3. Denis Diderot:

    There is no moral precept that does not have something inconvenient about it.

  4. Josh Billings:

    It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.

  5. Ben Bajarin of Creative Strategies:

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

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