inconvenience


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in·con·ven·ience

 (ĭn′kən-vēn′yəns)
n.
1. The state or quality of being inconvenient.
2. Something inconvenient.
tr.v. in·con·ven·ienced, in·con·ven·ienc·ing, in·con·ven·ienc·es
To cause inconvenience to; trouble: The snow inconvenienced the holiday travelers.

inconvenience

(ˌɪnkənˈviːnjəns; -ˈviːnɪəns)
n
1. the state or quality of being inconvenient
2. something inconvenient; a hindrance, trouble, or difficulty
vb
(tr) to cause inconvenience to; trouble or harass

in•con•ven•ience

(ˌɪn kənˈvin yəns)

n., v. -ienced, -ienc•ing. n.
1. the quality or state of being inconvenient.
2. an inconvenient circumstance or thing.
v.t.
3. to put to trouble; incommode.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]

inconvenience


Past participle: inconvenienced
Gerund: inconveniencing

Imperative
inconvenience
inconvenience
Present
I inconvenience
you inconvenience
he/she/it inconveniences
we inconvenience
you inconvenience
they inconvenience
Preterite
I inconvenienced
you inconvenienced
he/she/it inconvenienced
we inconvenienced
you inconvenienced
they inconvenienced
Present Continuous
I am inconveniencing
you are inconveniencing
he/she/it is inconveniencing
we are inconveniencing
you are inconveniencing
they are inconveniencing
Present Perfect
I have inconvenienced
you have inconvenienced
he/she/it has inconvenienced
we have inconvenienced
you have inconvenienced
they have inconvenienced
Past Continuous
I was inconveniencing
you were inconveniencing
he/she/it was inconveniencing
we were inconveniencing
you were inconveniencing
they were inconveniencing
Past Perfect
I had inconvenienced
you had inconvenienced
he/she/it had inconvenienced
we had inconvenienced
you had inconvenienced
they had inconvenienced
Future
I will inconvenience
you will inconvenience
he/she/it will inconvenience
we will inconvenience
you will inconvenience
they will inconvenience
Future Perfect
I will have inconvenienced
you will have inconvenienced
he/she/it will have inconvenienced
we will have inconvenienced
you will have inconvenienced
they will have inconvenienced
Future Continuous
I will be inconveniencing
you will be inconveniencing
he/she/it will be inconveniencing
we will be inconveniencing
you will be inconveniencing
they will be inconveniencing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inconveniencing
you have been inconveniencing
he/she/it has been inconveniencing
we have been inconveniencing
you have been inconveniencing
they have been inconveniencing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inconveniencing
you will have been inconveniencing
he/she/it will have been inconveniencing
we will have been inconveniencing
you will have been inconveniencing
they will have been inconveniencing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inconveniencing
you had been inconveniencing
he/she/it had been inconveniencing
we had been inconveniencing
you had been inconveniencing
they had been inconveniencing
Conditional
I would inconvenience
you would inconvenience
he/she/it would inconvenience
we would inconvenience
you would inconvenience
they would inconvenience
Past Conditional
I would have inconvenienced
you would have inconvenienced
he/she/it would have inconvenienced
we would have inconvenienced
you would have inconvenienced
they would have inconvenienced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inconvenience - an inconvenient discomfort
discomfort, uncomfortableness - the state of being tense and feeling pain
2.inconvenience - a difficulty that causes anxietyinconvenience - a difficulty that causes anxiety  
difficultness, difficulty - the quality of being difficult; "they agreed about the difficulty of the climb"
cumbersomeness, unwieldiness, awkwardness - trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape; "the movers cursed the unwieldiness of the big piano"
flea bite - a very minor inconvenience
fly in the ointment - an inconvenience that detracts from the usefulness of something
unwieldiness - the quality of being difficult to direct or control by reason of complexity; "avoiding the unwieldiness of formal legal processes"; "the onset of unwieldiness and bureaucracy in large organizations"
3.inconvenience - the quality of not being useful or convenient
unsuitability, unsuitableness, ineptness - the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
inaccessibility, unavailability - the quality of not being available when needed
inopportuneness, untimeliness - the quality of occurring at an inconvenient time
convenience - the quality of being useful and convenient; "they offered the convenience of an installment plan"
Verb1.inconvenience - to cause inconvenience or discomfort toinconvenience - to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but..."
affect, bear upon, impact, bear on, touch on, touch - have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
distress, straiten - bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship

inconvenience

noun
1. trouble, difficulty, bother, upset, fuss, disadvantage, disturbance, disruption, drawback, hassle (informal), nuisance, downside, annoyance, hindrance, awkwardness, vexation, uphill (S. African) We apologize for any inconvenience caused during the repairs.
2. awkwardness, unfitness, unwieldiness, cumbersomeness, unhandiness, unsuitableness, untimeliness The expense and inconvenience of PCs means that they will be replaced.
verb
1. trouble, bother, disturb, upset, disrupt, put out, hassle (informal), irk, discommode, give (someone) bother or trouble, make (someone) go out of his way, put to trouble He promised not to inconvenience them any further.
Quotations
"An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered" [G.K. Chesterton All Things Considered]

inconvenience

noun
1. The state or quality of being inconvenient:
2. Something that causes difficulty, trouble, or lack of ease:
verb
To cause inconvenience for:
Translations
مُضَايَقَةٌمُضايَقَه، عَدَم مُلائَمَهيُزْعِج، يُضايِق
potížpůsobit potíženesnázobtěžovat
ulejlighedbesværbesværeforstyrreulejlige
hankaluus
neugodnost
óòægindivalda óòægindum
不便
불편
nevšečnost
besvär
ความไม่สะดวก
sự bất tiện

inconvenience

[ˌɪnkənˈviːnɪəns]
A. N
1. (= awkwardness) [of time, location] → inconveniencia f; [of arrangements, house] → incomodidad f
2. (= drawback) → inconveniente m
living so far from the station is a great inconveniencevivir tan lejos de la estación es un gran inconveniente
3. (= trouble) → molestias fpl, inconvenientes mpl
you caused a lot of inconveniencecausaste muchas molestias or muchos inconvenientes
it makes up for the inconvenience of having to movecompensa las molestias or los inconvenientes de tener que mudarse
to put sb to great inconveniencecausar muchas molestias or muchos inconvenientes a algn
B. VT (= cause problems to) → causar molestias a; (= disturb) → molestar
I hope you haven't been inconvenienced by the delayespero que el retraso no le haya causado molestias
I'm sorry to inconvenience you, butperdone que lo moleste, pero ...
don't inconvenience yourselfno se moleste

inconvenience

[ˌɪnkənˈviːniəns]
n
(= trouble) → dérangement m
to cause inconvenience to sb → déranger qn
I don't want to cause you any inconvenience → Je ne veux pas vous déranger.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused → Nous vous prions de bien vouloir nous excuser pour la gêne occasionnée.
(= inconvenient thing) → inconvénient m
They suffered many inconveniences → Ils ont subi de nombreux inconvénients.
vtdéranger
Don't inconvenience yourself → Ne vous dérangez pas.
to be inconvenienced by sth → être dérangé(e) par qch

inconvenience

n
(= inconvenient thing)Unannehmlichkeit f; it’s one of the inconveniences of getting oldes ist einer der Nachteile, wenn man älter wird; it was something of an inconvenience not having a cares war eine ziemlich lästige or leidige Angelegenheit, kein Auto zu haben
no pl (= trouble, awkwardness)Unannehmlichkeit(en) f(pl)(to sb für jdn); the inconvenience of a delayed flightdie Unannehmlichkeiten, die durch einen verspäteten Flug verursacht werden; she complained about the inconvenience of having no shops nearbysie beklagte sich darüber, wie unbequem or beschwerlich es sei, keine Geschäfte in der Nähe zu haben; I don’t want to cause you any inconvenienceich möchte Ihnen keine Umstände bereiten or machen; to put somebody to great inconveniencejdm große Umstände bereiten; he went to a great deal of inconvenience to helper machte sich viele Unannehmlichkeiten, um zu helfen; at considerable personal inconveniencetrotz beträchtlicher persönlicher Unannehmlichkeiten; because of the inconvenience of the time/dateweil die Uhrzeit/der Termin ungelegen war
vtUnannehmlichkeiten or Umstände bereiten (+dat); (with reference to time) → ungelegen kommen (+dat); don’t inconvenience yourselfmachen Sie keine Umstände

inconvenience

[ˌɪnkənˈviːnɪəns]
1. n (see adj) → scomodità f inv, scarsa funzionalità, inopportunità
not having a car was a great inconvenience → non aver la macchina era una gran scomodità
to put sb to great inconvenience → creare degli inconvenienti a qn, recare disturbo a qn
2. vtdisturbare, incomodare
don't inconvenience yourself → non si disturbi or incomodi

inconvenient

(inkənˈviːnjənt) adjective
causing trouble or difficulty; awkward. He has come at a very inconvenient time.
ˌinconˈvenience noun
(something which causes) trouble or difficulty. He apologized for the inconvenience caused by his late arrival.
verb
to cause trouble or difficulty to. I hope I haven't inconvenienced you.

inconvenience

مُضَايَقَةٌ potíž ulejlighed Unannehmlichkeit αναστάτωση inconveniencia hankaluus dérangement neugodnost inconveniente 不便 불편 ongemak bryderi niewygoda inconveniência неудобство besvär ความไม่สะดวก rahatsızlık sự bất tiện 不便

inconvenience

n. inconveniencia.
References in classic literature ?
One could experience excess and satiety without the inconvenience of learning what to do with one's hands in a drawing-room
When they reached the spot where the Indian stood, pointing into the thicket that fringed the military road; a narrow and blind path, which might, with some little inconvenience, receive one person at a time, became visible.
Grose's eyes expressed plainly that SHE had no wish to be, yet also that she knew too well her place not to be ready to share with me any marked inconvenience.
How, for instance, could any one expect to excite sympathy among lovers of good literature by telling how a family found their home alive with vermin, and of all the suffering and inconvenience and humiliation they were put to, and the hard-earned money they spent, in efforts to get rid of them?
I said that the trouble, delay, and inconvenience of traveling with a courier were balanced by the deep respect which a courier's presence commands, and I must insist that as much style be thrown into my journeys as possible.
Chambers could dive without inconvenience, and was fond of doing it.
Pray excuse me; but supposing any little inconvenience may be apprehended from the intimacy, it cannot be expected that Emma, accountable to nobody but her father, who perfectly approves the acquaintance, should put an end to it, so long as it is a source of pleasure to herself.
he could spare so considerable a sum with little inconvenience.
I should not allow any one to inconvenience me, if I could hinder it - walk in
Thus it had come to pass, that Tellson's was the triumphant perfection of inconvenience.
An accidental circumstance cemented the intimacy between Steerforth and me, in a manner that inspired me with great pride and satisfaction, though it sometimes led to inconvenience.
I should be an inconvenience at Joe's; I was not expected, and my bed would not be ready; I should be too far from Miss Havisham's, and she was exacting and mightn't like it.