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inconvenient


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inconvenient  \In`con*ven"ient\,  a.  [L.  inconveniens  unbefitting: 
  cf  F.  inconv['e]nient.  See  {In-}  not  and  {Convenient}.] 
  1.  Not  becoming  or  suitable;  unfit;  inexpedient. 
 
  2.  Not  convenient;  giving  trouble,  uneasiness,  or  annoyance; 
  hindering  progress  or  success;  uncomfortable; 
  disadvantageous;  incommodious;  inopportune;  as  an 
  inconvenient  house,  garment,  arrangement,  or  time. 
 
  Syn:  Unsuitable;  uncomfortable;  disaccommodating  awkward; 
  unseasonable;  inopportune;  incommodious; 
  disadvantageous;  troublesome;  cumbersome;  embarrassing; 
  objectionable. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inconvenient 
  adj  1:  not  suited  to  your  comfort,  purpose  or  needs  "it  is 
  inconvenient  not  to  have  a  telephone  in  the  kitchen"; 
  "the  back  hall  is  an  inconvenient  place  for  the 
  telephone"  [ant:  {convenient}] 
  2:  not  conveniently  timed;  "an  early  departure  is  inconvenient 
  for  us" 




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