Definition of


  1. (noun, state) an inconvenient discomfort
  2. (noun, attribute) a difficulty that causes anxiety
  3. (noun, attribute) the quality of not being useful or convenient
  4. (verb, social) to cause inconvenience or discomfort to

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Antonyms of Inconvenience


Origin of the word Inconvenience

  1. c.1400, n., "disagreement, absurdity;" from O.Fr. inconvenience (Mod.Fr. inconvenance), from L. inconvenientia, noun of quality from inconvenientem (see inconvenient). Meaning "quality of being inconvenient" is from 1650s. The verb is attested from 1650s. more

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