AskDefine | Define inconvenience

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1 an inconvenient discomfort [syn: incommodiousness]
2 a difficulty that causes anxiety [syn: troublesomeness, worriment]
3 the quality of not being useful or convenient [ant: convenience] v : to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but..." [syn: trouble, put out, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother]

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



  1. To bother; to discomfort

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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