Definition of 'inconvenience'


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1. Something that is not convenient, something that bothers.

2. The quality of being inconvenient.

3. Something inconvenient.

4. The state or quality of being inconvenient.

5. The quality or condition of being inconvenient; lack of convenience; unfitness; unsuitableness; inexpediency; awkwardness.

6. That which gives trouble, embarrassment, or uneasiness; disadvantage; anything that disturbs quiet, impedes prosperity, or increases the difficulty of action or success.

7. an inconvenient discomfort

8. the quality of not being useful or convenient

9. Synonyms Awkwardness, unwieldiness, incommodiousness, trouble, annoyance.

10. Incommodiousness; embarrassing character; troublesomeness; unfitness: as, the inconvenience of an ill-planned house.

11. The quality of being inconvenient; want of convenience.

12. That which incommodes or gives trouble or uneasiness; anything that impedes or hampers; disadvantage; difficulty.

13. To bother; to discomfort

14. To put to inconvenience; incommode.

15. To cause inconvenience to; trouble.

16. To put to inconvenience; to incommode.


1. We will pay compensation in full and apologise for the inconvenience caused.

2. It apologised to you for the inconvenience caused.

3. The post office has apologised to you for the inconvenience caused and the time it took to resolve your problem.

4. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

5. It has also paid additional compensation of 250 for the distress and inconvenience she suffered.

6. We apologise for any inconvenience caused," said the spokesman.

7. What they do causes great inconvenience to innocent people.

8. We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused to passengers.

9. We should take imported inflation seriously and not just treat it as a minor inconvenience.

10. This had the potential to cause me great inconvenience as my husband was away for four weeks.

11. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.

12. This is more than a minor inconvenience.

13. The closing of the shop caused great inconvenience.

14. We have apologised for the inconvenience caused and are making sure that we put this right.

15. The minor inconvenience is made up for by the superb views over the loch.

16. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

17. The fact that she was completely untrained was simply a minor inconvenience.

18. There are some cases where it is not only a question of financial loss and inconvenience but the distress as well.

19. Honestly, the practical inconvenience is not the problem.

20. Although few could hope to get home, they would cause the enemy immense trouble and inconvenience.

21. In recognition of the distress and inconvenience caused, we have offered a payment of redress.

22. Here, the bride could show only distress and inconvenience.

23. To do so would entail great inconvenience and high costs for learning to deal with a new distributor's system.

24. Banking and shopping are increasingly being done online, which means a theft can be more than just a practical inconvenience.

25. Yet, on balance, not a great inconvenience.

26. You may also get 25 to 500 compensation for distress and inconvenience.

27. Yesterday a chain spokesman said: 'We apologise for any distress or inconvenience caused.

28. It is impossible to get at them now without going to a Library, which is a great inconvenience.

29. No, you've got to put up with all the inconvenience and costs of growing your crops or rearing animals.

30. I experienced no sort of difficulty or inconvenience on the road, being generally taken for an Afghan.

31. If such was the case, she reasoned, then any simple home facial could produce a similar result at far less cost and inconvenience.

32. ‘The 48-hour strikes would mean huge personal inconvenience.’

33. ‘Besides personal inconvenience, there are environmental and economic impacts to this situation as well.’

34. ‘It needs to be cherished and supported, even if this involves a certain amount of personal inconvenience.’

35. ‘With nuisances that cause personal discomfort and inconvenience, such as noise or smell, it will be more difficult to apply general principles.’

36. ‘It is not clear if patients regard such inconvenience and disturbance as worth while to obtain accurate readings or what patients feel about the alternatives.’

37. ‘I am doubly grateful, therefore, that he is here, in spite of considerable personal inconvenience.’

38. ‘Often such duty-based helping concern causes considerable personal sacrifice or inconvenience to the leader.’

39. ‘It is going to cause hardship and inconvenience to many people.’

40. ‘The parents of these children neither know, nor care where they are, so long as they are not causing them any inconvenience, or harassing people in their own locality.’

41. ‘However, while inconvenience for many people had been substantial, it was a near miracle that no serious damage to property had occurred.’

42. ‘The old wires and shortage of posts often cause inconvenience to people and also cause damage to the transformer.’

43. ‘They decided to spare the authorities any inconvenience and leave the people shivering with cold.’

44. ‘Not only did it cause inconvenience for people but the council must have lost a lot of revenue with lost parking tickets.’

45. ‘Every year over a million elderly people suffer the pain and inconvenience of broken bones.’

46. ‘It is rather the other way about: the injury to the amenity of the land consists in the fact that the persons on it are liable to suffer inconvenience, annoyance or illness.’

47. ‘Besides the badly scarred skin, the failure can damage patients' urethra and rectum, which causes inconvenience and severe pain.’

48. ‘Most authors on the subject state that people with colour blindness will adapt without any serious inconvenience or problems.’

49. ‘This is bound to cause inconvenience to users but is surely worthwhile given the long-term benefits of the project.’

50. ‘Apart from causing public nuisance and inconvenience to the commuters this also leads to road accidents.’

51. ‘Hess said his fingers go white in cold temperatures, and he will continue to suffer pain and inconvenience as a result.’

52. ‘Back in the city, his status protects the family from the escalating inconveniences and snags of everyday life, from the food and the fuel shortages; within the house, Papa's reign of terror is unleashed.’

53. ‘In these films, everyone who deserves to be happy ends up with what he or she desires, despite any temporary inconveniences or minor setbacks.’

54. ‘The other artists are those who tend to ignore what is comforting and instead champion life's difficulties, contradictions and inconveniences.’

55. ‘He has plunged too many depths to be upset by small set backs or inconveniences.’

56. ‘We are concerned only with how we can make things better in our lives, and if it creates problems or inconveniences for anyone else, it doesn't matter, because we need this or that for ourselves.’

57. ‘In total contrast, the English bishops recited the problems and inconveniences surrounding abstinence.’

58. ‘All we are really doing is causing greater problems and inconveniences for each other.’

59. ‘We have supported the changes at the Hardenhuish Sports Club complex even though we have been adversely affected by noise and other inconveniences.’

60. ‘Some are asked to endure hardships and inconveniences never experienced by most people.’

61. ‘The setbacks might range from muddy inconveniences to life-threatening crossings, and it remains for each driver to make a realistic and cautious assessment of the road ahead.’

62. ‘These are minor inconveniences compared with the catastrophe that we are trying to avert, he could have said, and we ask for the patience and understanding of people subjected to greater inquiries about their purposes.’

63. ‘But I'm also sure that as we find ourselves more secure again - once again secure in our own society, that some of the things that are inconveniences now will go away and go back to our normal way of doing business.’

64. ‘The essential point is that people who read and write weblogs, like those who see value in Usenet, or those who rely on email, are prepared to put up with a few inconveniences for the sake of the benefits of their chosen communications medium.’

65. ‘Those who have pushed for copyright maximization over the past decade or so have been able to do so unfettered by inconveniences like public deliberation or even serious attention.’

66. ‘On the eve of a bus strike that is expected to cause daily inconveniences for Lower Mainland transit users, disgruntled bus workers said the company that runs the service is treating them unfairly.’

67. ‘The union is expected to start with an overtime ban, which will likely result in minor inconveniences like delays in moving patients around the hospital and meal deliveries, said Adams.’

68. ‘I think we're all going to have inconveniences.’

69. ‘It is characterised by a lack of vitamins in the human body after the hard winter, a time when people are far more susceptible to various unwelcome sicknesses and physical inconveniences.’

70. ‘Add these little inconveniences and inefficiencies up, and multiply them by millions of people, and you probably have a significant drag on the economy.’

71. ‘Anyway, we had a lot of inconveniences.’

72. ‘Also that some have been inconvenienced, with difficulties in reaching Bootham.’

73. ‘The Richmond Hill shop is due to close on Tuesday December 30, greatly inconveniencing the many elderly residents who will have to contend with a steep trek in order to reach another branch.’

74. ‘Members of Fulford Parish Council fear residents will be greatly inconvenienced by the loss of the Main Street petrol station and its small shop.’

75. ‘Allette said the roadblocks inconvenienced some residents and could have caused problems in an emergency.’

76. ‘The poor condition of the tracks and ice on the rails contributed to the demise of Missoula's remaining horse-drawn streetcars, inconveniencing residents, university students in particular.’

77. ‘He agreed that while residents will be inconvenienced, it is worthwhile, as their living conditions will improve.’

78. ‘They argue that Hualien residents have been inconvenienced and subject to disrespect and distrust.’

79. ‘I can invite people round without worrying about inconveniencing anyone!’

80. ‘Failure to participate in tournaments of such magnitude at the eleventh hour, he added, would be costly as the organisers demand heavy fines for inconveniencing them.’

81. ‘Mr Sichimba said it was illegal for people to rear goats in residential areas as they were inconveniencing other residents.’

82. ‘He said residents in Kilcoo and Castlewellan were extremely inconvenienced by last Tuesday's operation.’

83. ‘Eccrine sweat is initially odourless, but patients are embarrassed and inconvenienced by having sodden clothing and damp hands.’

84. ‘There are several ways for people with legitimate questions or difficulties to find help without inconveniencing hundreds of others.’

85. ‘He had even parked on the other side of the road, facing the oncoming traffic so that he wouldn't be inconvenienced by having to move to the passenger seat.’

86. ‘This worries some insiders that visitors and participants will be inconvenienced.’

87. ‘A designated smoking room works because it accommodates those who choose to smoke without inconveniencing those who don't.’

88. ‘‘I am concerned about the continuing number of breakdowns of service which is inconveniencing passengers on the Sligo to Dublin line,’ said Deputy Ellis.’

89. ‘The bath is open all day, making it possible for me to go swimming with a disability, not inconveniencing others.’

90. ‘We will be able to scan in-patients when they need it without inconveniencing out-patients.’

91. ‘Our law enforcing agencies and especially the intelligence wings can study the situation around the Parliament House in Delhi and plan security measures without inconveniencing the public.’

92. it was an inconvinience to move all the furniture in the room but there was no choice

Other users have misspelling inconvenience as:

1. inconvience 19.39%

2. inconvinience 11.08%

3. inconvienence 4.52%

4. inconvinence 3.64%

5. inconvienience 3.5%

6. inconveniencias 2.92%

7. inconviences 1.6%

8. inconveince 1.6%

9. inconvince 1.46%

10. inconveniency 1.46%

11. Other 48.83%

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