Translation of inconvenience in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌɪnkənˈviːniəns/


  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (unsuitability, troublesomeness) inconveniencia (feminine), incomodidad (feminine) 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (trouble) molestias (feminine plural), inconvenientes (masculine plural) I'm afraid I put them to great inconvenience me temo que les causé muchas molestias or muchos inconvenientes
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    • The 48-hour strikes would mean huge personal inconvenience.
    • Besides personal inconvenience, there are environmental and economic impacts to this situation as well.
    • It needs to be cherished and supported, even if this involves a certain amount of personal inconvenience.
    1.3 countable/numerable (drawback, nuisance) inconveniente (masculine), desventaja (feminine) not having a telephone is a great inconvenience no tener teléfono es un gran inconveniente or una gran desventaja
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    • Back in the city, his status protects the family from the escalating inconveniences and snags of everyday life, from the food and the fuel shortages; within the house, Papa's reign of terror is unleashed.
    • In these films, everyone who deserves to be happy ends up with what he or she desires, despite any temporary inconveniences or minor setbacks.
    • The other artists are those who tend to ignore what is comforting and instead champion life's difficulties, contradictions and inconveniences.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • causarle molestias a I hope that the change in plan won't inconvenience you espero que el cambio de planes no le cause molestias I don't want them to inconvenience themselves on my account no quiero que se molesten por mí

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