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Meaning of INCONVENIENT

Pronunciation:  `inkun'veenyunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs; "it is inconvenient not to have a telephone in the kitchen"; "the back hall is an inconvenient place for the telephone"
  2. [adj]  not conveniently timed; "an early departure is inconvenient for us"
 

INCONVENIENT is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: awkward, inopportune
 
 Antonyms: convenient
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`con*ven"ient\, a. [L. inconveniens unbefitting:
cf. F. inconv['e]nient. See {In-} not, and {Convenient}.]
1. Not becoming or suitable; unfit; inexpedient.

2. Not convenient; giving trouble, uneasiness, or annoyance;
   hindering progress or success; uncomfortable;
   disadvantageous; incommodious; inopportune; as, an
   inconvenient house, garment, arrangement, or time.

Syn: Unsuitable; uncomfortable; disaccommodating; awkward;
     unseasonable; inopportune; incommodious;
     disadvantageous; troublesome; cumbersome; embarrassing;
     objectionable.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: annoying, awkward, bothersome, bulky, burdensome, clumsy, contrary, crosswise, cumbersome, detrimental, disadvantageous, discommodious, disturbing, embarrassing, hulking, hulky, ill-considered, ill-seasoned, ill-timed, impractical, improper, inappropriate, inauspicious, incommodious, inexpedient, infelicitous, inopportune, intempestive, intrusive, irksome, irrelevant, irritating, late, mal a propos, malapropos, mistimed, off base, onerous, out of line, out of phase, out of time, perverse, pestiferous, ponderous, prejudicial, premature, too late, too soon, troublesome, unbefitting, unfavorable, unfit, unfitting, unfortunate, unhandy, unhappy, unlucky, unmanageable, unpropitious, unready, unripe, unseasonable, unsettling, unsuitable, untimely, untoward, unwieldy, upsetting, wrong
 

 

 

 

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