[ noun ] the quality of an embarrassing situation
"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 .
[ noun ] an inconvenient discomfort
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 '' .