Inconvenient meaning

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The definition of inconvenient is something that is hard to achieve, uncomfortable or difficult.

If your friend's house is all the way on the other side of town and very hard to get to, this is an example of an inconvenient location.

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Not convenient.
  • Not favorable to one's comfort; difficult to do, use, or get to; causing trouble or bother; unhandy.
  • Not appropriate.
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(obsolete) An inconsistency, an incongruity.
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(obsolete) An inconvenient circumstance or situation; an inconvenience.
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Not convenient, especially:
  • Not accessible; hard to reach.
  • Not suited to one's comfort, purpose, or needs.
    Inconvenient to have no phone in the kitchen.
  • Inopportune.
    Next Tuesday is inconvenient for us.
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Origin of inconvenient

  • From Middle French inconvenient, from Latin inconvenientem.

    From Wiktionary