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Definition of Inconvenience


  1. The quality or condition of being inconvenient; want of convenience; unfitness; unsuitableness; inexpediency; awkwardness; as, the inconvenience of the arrangement.
  2. 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. To put to inconvenience; to incommode; as, to inconvenience a neighbor.

Inconvenience Quotations

Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience are the natural lot of mortals, and there will be no room for discontent, neither for despair.
Ieyasu Tokugawa

Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence.
Alice Walker

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
Jane Austen

An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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Inconvenience Translations

inconvenience in Latin is incommoditas
inconvenience in Norwegian is ulempe, uleilighet, bry

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