1
[ noun ] a difficulty that causes anxiety

Used in print

(Dell Shannon, The Ace of Spades....)

This is awkward for everybody , is n't it , we all got to put_up with inconvenience sometimes .

2
[ noun ] the quality of an embarrassing situation

Examples

"he sensed the awkwardness of his proposal"

Used in print

([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)

Consider adopting a system of holidays in which time_off is granted with an eye to minimum inconvenience to the operation of the plant .

Related terms

disadvantage

3
[ noun ] an inconvenient discomfort

Synonyms

incommodiousness

Used in print

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

`` Litigants and witnesses were put to the expense and inconvenience of going long distances to transact business ; public money spent ; justice delayed ; nothing accomplished , and the whole distribution of justice in this county seems to be an absolute farce '' .

Related terms

discomfort trouble

4
[ verb ] to cause inconvenience or discomfort to

Examples

: "Sorry to trouble you, but..."

Related terms

affect trouble botheration

5
[ noun ] the quality of not being useful or convenient
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