Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not convenient, especially:
  • adj. Not accessible; hard to reach.
  • adj. Not suited to one's comfort, purpose, or needs: inconvenient to have no phone in the kitchen.
  • adj. Inopportune: Next Tuesday is inconvenient for us.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not convenient.
  • n. An inconsistency, an incongruity.
  • n. An inconvenient circumstance or situation; an inconvenience.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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

Etymologies

From Middle French inconvenient, from Latin inconvenientem. (Wiktionary)

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