Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not convenient, especially.
  • adjective Not accessible; hard to reach.
  • adjective Not suited to one's comfort, purpose, or needs.
  • adjective Inopportune.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not convenient.
  • Unfit; unsuitable; inexpedient.
  • Synonyms Troublesome, cumbrous, cumbersome, unwieldy, awkward, unhandy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not becoming or suitable; unfit; inexpedient.
  • adjective Not convenient; giving trouble, uneasiness, or annoyance; hindering progress or success; uncomfortable; disadvantageous; incommodious; inopportune.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not convenient.
  • noun obsolete An inconsistency, an incongruity.
  • noun obsolete An inconvenient circumstance or situation; an inconvenience.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs
  • adjective not conveniently timed

Etymologies

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From Middle French inconvenient, from Latin inconvenientem.

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