inconvenient

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French inconvenient, from Latin inconvenientem.

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inconvenient (comparative more inconvenient, superlative most inconvenient)

  1. Not convenient.

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Noun[edit]

inconvenient (plural inconvenients)

  1. (obsolete) An inconsistency, an incongruity.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.14:
      To provide against this inconvenient, when the Stoikes were demanded whence the election of two indifferent things commeth into our soule [] they answer, that this motion of the soule is extraorainarie and irregular comming into us by a strange, accidentall and casuall impulsion.
  2. (obsolete) An inconvenient circumstance or situation; an inconvenience.

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Adjective[edit]

inconvenient m, f (masculine and feminine plural inconvenients)

  1. inconvenient

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Noun[edit]

inconvenient m (plural inconveniens)

  1. disadvantage; downside; negative aspect

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