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Definition of "inconvenience" []

  • The state or quality of being inconvenient. (noun)
  • Something inconvenient. (noun)
  • To cause inconvenience to; trouble: The snow inconvenienced the holiday travelers. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inconvenience" in a sentence
  • "Nevertheless, she thanked me for my generosity in countenancing her most unwise action; trusted that the reversal of her reply would cause me no inconvenience; _inconvenience_, Vladimir, do you hear!"
  • "The main inconvenience is that when a sudden downpour comes, all taxis are immediately taken (just like in New York City) -- so be prepared for unexpected coffee breaks or cocktails when you duck into a restaurant to stay dry. leeleebean"
  • "Just so you know where I get the term inconvenience, folks:"