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 ?
Moreover, they were experienced travelers and had learned not to fret over inconveniences and discomforts.
I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences.
No Puseyite,[1] or conservative of any school, was ever more inflexibly attached to time-honored inconveniences than Dinah.
My wife is too great a fool, poor soul, to be actively valuable in the present emergency; but she will be passively useful in keeping up Miss Vanstone's connection with me -- and, in consideration of that circumstance, I consent to brush my own trousers, shave my own chin, and submit to the other inconveniences of waiting on myself for a limited period.
As to the uncertain travelling, the long journey, and the winter weather, if I were not prepared to submit myself to a few inconveniences for the sake of Tellson's, after all these years, who ought to be?
Prince John, though not yet a monarch, had in Waldemar Fitzurse all the inconveniences of a favourite minister, who, in serving his sovereign, must always do so in his own way.
The reader will here find no regions cursed with irremediable barrenness, or blessed with spontaneous fecundity, no perpetual gloom or unceasing sunshine; nor are the nations here described either devoid of all sense of humanity, or consummate in all private and social virtues; here are no Hottentots without religion, polity, or articulate language, no Chinese perfectly polite, and completely skilled in all sciences: he will discover, what will always be discovered by a diligent and impartial inquirer, that wherever human nature is to be found there is a mixture of vice and virtue, a contest of passion and reason, and that the Creator doth not appear partial in his distributions, but has balanced in most countries their particular inconveniences by particular favours.
Then if there are any imperfections in the constitutions of states (and that many such exist the diversity of constitutions is alone sufficient to assure us), custom has without doubt materially smoothed their inconveniences, and has even managed to steer altogether clear of, or insensibly corrected a number which sagacity could not have provided against with equal effect; and, in fine, the defects are almost always more tolerable than the change necessary for their removal; in the same manner that highways which wind among mountains, by being much frequented, become gradually so smooth and commodious, that it is much better to follow them than to seek a straighter path by climbing over the tops of rocks and descending to the bottoms of precipices.
Let the point of extreme depression to which our national dignity and credit have sunk, let the inconveniences felt everywhere from a lax and ill administration of government, let the revolt of a part of the State of North Carolina, the late menacing disturbances in Pennsylvania, and the actual insurrections and rebellions in Massachusetts, declare -- !
Various difficulties and inconveniences would be inseparable from such a situation; whereas one government, watching over the general and common interests, and combining and directing the powers and resources of the whole, would be free from all these embarrassments, and conduce far more to the safety of the people.
It must be confessed that in this, as in most other cases, there is a mean, on both sides of which inconveniences will be found to lie.
What he told me was merely this: that he congratulated himself on having lately saved a friend from the inconveniences of a most imprudent marriage, but without mentioning names or any other particulars, and I only suspected it to be Bingley from believing him the kind of young man to get into a scrape of that sort, and from knowing them to have been together the whole of last summer.