inconvenient


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in·con·ven·ient

 (ĭn′kən-vēn′yənt)
adj.
Not convenient, especially:
a. Not accessible; hard to reach.
b. Not suited to one's comfort, purpose, or needs: inconvenient to have no phone in the kitchen.
c. Inopportune: Next Tuesday is inconvenient for us.

in′con·ven′ient·ly adv.

inconvenient

(ˌɪnkənˈviːnjənt; -ˈviːnɪənt)
adj
not convenient; troublesome, awkward, or difficult
ˌinconˈveniently adv

in•con•ven•ient

(ˌɪn kənˈvin yənt)

adj.
1. not easily accessible or at hand.
2. inopportune; untimely.
3. not suiting one's needs or purposes.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin]
in`con•ven′ient•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inconvenient - not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs; "it is inconvenient not to have a telephone in the kitchen"; "the back hall is an inconvenient place for the telephone"
convenient - suited to your comfort or purpose or needs; "a convenient excuse for not going"
2.inconvenient - not conveniently timed; "an early departure is inconvenient for us"
inopportune - not opportune; "arrived at a most inopportune hour"; "an inopportune visit"

inconvenient

adjective
2. difficult, awkward, unmanageable, cumbersome, unwieldy, unhandy This must be the most inconvenient house ever built.

inconvenient

adjective
1. Not accessible or handy:
2. Causing difficulty, trouble, or discomfort:
3. Not occurring at a favorable time:
Translations
غَيْرُ مُلائِمٌغَيْر مُلائِم، مُزْعِج
nevhodnýobtížný
ubelejligubekvem
hankala
nezgodan
óòægilegur
不便な
불편한
sudaryti nepatogumų
apgrūtinošsneērts
neprimeren
besvärlig
ไม่สะดวก
rahatsızuygunsuz
bất tiện

inconvenient

[ˌɪnkənˈviːnɪənt] ADJ [time, appointment] → inoportuno; [location, design] → poco práctico, incómodo
it's an inconvenient place to get toes un sitio mal comunicado, no es un sitio al que sea fácil llegar
how inconvenient!¡qué trastorno!, ¡vaya trastorno!
to be inconvenientvenir mal; (more formal) → resultar inconveniente
to be inconvenient for sbvenirle mal a algn; (more formal) → resultarle inconveniente a algn

inconvenient

[ˌɪnkənˈviːniənt] adj
(= difficult) → gênant(e)
(= embarrassing) [fact, question] → gênant(e)
(= awkward) [time] → qui ne convient pas
That time is very inconvenient for me → C'est un moment qui ne me convient pas du tout.
10.30 - if that's not inconvenient for you → 10h30 - si ça vous convient.
[building, place] → peu pratique inv
You live out of town. Don't you find it a bit inconvenient? → Vous vivez en dehors de la ville. Vous ne trouvez pas ça trop incommode?

inconvenient

adj
timeungelegen, ungünstig; house, designunbequem, unpraktisch; locationungünstig; shopsungünstig or ungeschickt gelegen; journeybeschwerlich, lästig; 3 o’clock is very inconvenient for me3 Uhr kommt mir sehr ungelegen or ist sehr ungünstig für mich; if it’s inconvenient, I can come laterwenn es Ihnen ungelegen ist, kann ich später kommen; you couldn’t have chosen a more inconvenient timeeinen ungünstigeren Zeitpunkt hätten Sie kaum wählen können; it’s very inconvenient of you to come so earlyes kommt mir wirklich sehr ungelegen, dass Sie so früh kommen; it’s very inconvenient of you to live so far outes ist wenig rücksichtsvoll von Ihnen, so weit außerhalb zu wohnen; it is inconvenient to have to waites ist lästig, warten zu müssen
(= embarrassing) fact, informationunbequem

inconvenient

[ˌɪnkənˈviːnɪənt] adj (time, appointment, location) → scomodo/a; (house, design) → poco funzionale; (arrival) → inopportuno/a
that time is very inconvenient for me → non è un'ora adatta per me
if it is not inconvenient (to you) → se non è un problema
could you let me have the key tomorrow, if it is not inconvenient → mi puoi dare la chiave domani, se non è un problema?

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.

inconvenient

غَيْرُ مُلائِمٌ obtížný ubelejlig ungelegen άβολος inconveniente hankala incommode nezgodan scomodo 不便な 불편한 storend ubeleilig niewygodny inconveniente неудобный besvärlig ไม่สะดวก rahatsız bất tiện 不方便的

inconvenient

a. inconveniente.
References in classic literature ?
He pointed out how inconvenient a tail was when they were pursued by their enemies, the dogs; how much it was in the way when they desired to sit down and hold a friendly conversation with one another.
You have owed us a visit many long weeks; I hope nothing will make it inconvenient to Mr.
Some have felt that these blundering lives are due to the inconvenient indefiniteness with which the Supreme Power has fashioned the natures of women: if there were one level of feminine incompetence as strict as the ability to count three and no more, the social lot of women might be treated with scientific certitude.
As unbidden guests are apt to do, they often come at inconvenient times.
I was saying something old is what I should prefer, something odd and out of the way; something venerable, architectural, and inconvenient.
It has been very properly observed by different speakers and writers on the side of the Constitution, that if the exercise of the power of internal taxation by the Union should be discovered on experiment to be really inconvenient, the federal government may then forbear the use of it, and have recourse to requisitions in its stead.
Williamson some horses, which were to have been sent for that day, but for some reason not now remembered it would be inconvenient to deliver them until the morrow.
It is a very inconvenient habit of kittens (Alice had once made the remark) that, whatever you say to them, they ALWAYS purr.
Notwithstanding their true interest with respect to the continental nations was really the same, yet by the arts and policy and practices of those nations, their mutual jealousies were perpetually kept inflamed, and for a long series of years they were far more inconvenient and troublesome than they were useful and assisting to each other.
Not too much so," replied D'Artagnan, with a bow that was not deficient in dignity, "since you do me the honor to draw a sword with me while suffering from a wound which is very inconvenient.
The morning hours of the Cottage were always later than those of the other house, and on the morrow the difference was so great that Mary and Anne were not more than beginning breakfast when Charles came in to say that they were just setting off, that he was come for his dogs, that his sisters were following with Captain Wentworth; his sisters meaning to visit Mary and the child, and Captain Wentworth proposing also to wait on her for a few minutes if not inconvenient; and though Charles had answered for the child's being in no such state as could make it inconvenient, Captain Wentworth would not be satisfied without his running on to give notice.
This was a large, square chamber, arranged with some state as a bedroom, the extravagant size of which made it so inconvenient that it had not for years, though kept by Mrs.