In-convenience



[in-kuh n-veen-yuh ns] /ˌɪn kənˈvin yəns/

noun
1.
the quality or state of being .
2.
an circumstance or thing; something that causes discomfort, trouble, etc.
verb (used with object), inconvenienced, inconveniencing.
3.
to put to inconvenience or trouble; incommode:
He inconvenienced everyone by his constant telephoning.
/ˌɪnkənˈviːnjəns; -ˈviːnɪəns/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being inconvenient
2.
something inconvenient; a hindrance, trouble, or difficulty
verb
3.
(transitive) to cause inconvenience to; trouble or harass
n.

c.1400, “harm, damage, danger,” also “a harmful incident, misfortune, affliction,” from Old French inconvenience “misfortune, calamity; impropriety” (Modern French inconvenance), from Late Latin inconvenientia “lack of consistency, incongruity,” noun of quality from inconvenientem (see inconvenient). Later “impropriety, unfitness; an improper act or utterance” (early 15c.). Meaning “quality of being inconvenient” is from 1650s.
v.

1650s, from inconvenience (n.). Related: Inconvenienced; inconveniencing.

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