Definition of inconvenient in English:

inconvenient

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Pronunciation: /ɪnkənˈviːnɪənt
 
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adjective

Derivatives

inconveniently

adverb
More example sentences
  • Just days later, on December 12, the coachman was helped into the operating theatre - situated rather inconveniently directly above the hospital's boardroom - to begin his ordeal.
  • On Tuesday I had my 2nd exam, at the inconveniently late time of 6pm I may add, in ‘the Crypt’ - the morgue-like underbelly of Paddy's Wigwam.
  • Even when walking outside, if you come upon one of those giant swarms of gnats that are always inconveniently right in your path, if you take on the swarm head on, you will suffer nothing more than a head full of gnats.

Origin

late Middle English (originally in the sense 'incongruous' or 'unsuitable'): via Old French from Latin inconvenient-, from in- 'not' + convenient- 'agreeing, fitting' (see convenient). Current senses date from the mid 17th century.

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