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 ?
I think I haven't done much harm yet, and may keep this to pay for my time," she said, after a long meditation, adding impatiently, "I almost wish I hadn't any conscience, it's so inconvenient.
Finding the position inconvenient to face Christie, who had seated herself on a chair, he transferred himself to the other side of the ottoman, and addressed her over its back as from a pulpit.
Betimes, therefore, the next day, Hester took little Pearl -- who was necessarily the companion of all her mother's expeditions, however inconvenient her presence -- and set forth.
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.
It was very soon discovered that whoever cast an indignity on Topsy was sure to meet with some inconvenient accident shortly after;--either a pair of ear-rings or some cherished trinket would be missing, or an article of dress would be suddenly found utterly ruined, or the person would stumble accidently into a pail of hot water, or a libation of dirty slop would unaccountably deluge them from above when in full gala dress;-and on all these occasions, when investigation was made, there was nobody found to stand sponsor for the indignity.
Otherwise he would be encoring it every time we had a good sub- ject, and that would be inconvenient, because I hadn't any more bombs along.
Of course I could not take it with me, that would be inconvenient, and dangerous besides.
The loss of one hundred dollars a year is a very trifling matter, but it made all the difference between comfort and self-denial to the two old spinsters Their manner of life had been so rigid and careful that it was difficult to economize any further, and the blow had fallen just when it was most inconvenient, for Rebecca's school and boarding expenses, small as they were, had to be paid promptly and in cash.
John Knightley's being a lawyer is very inconvenient.
It may be very inconvenient some years to spare a hundred, or even fifty pounds from our own expenses.
Was she a person of the strictest and the most inconvenient integrity?
The speaker seemed to acknowledge that it was inconvenient to have that different order of creature dying there, and that it would have been better if he had died in the usual obscure routine of his vermin kind.