to put to inconvenience or trouble; incommode: He inconvenienced everyone by his constant telephoning.
- un·in·con·ven·ienced, adjective
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How to use inconvenience in a sentence
Since the beginning of the pandemic, China has been willing to take draconian measures to halt the spread of the coronavirus, even at enormous inconvenience to its population.China rolls out anal swab coronavirus test, saying it’s more accurate than throat method | Eva Dou | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
It might be an inconvenience for a few days of the year, but not enough to pull up stakes and leave.Sea-level rise is ‘the hidden threat’ for Anne Arundel waterfront homes | Selene San Felice | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
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They should not be viewed as instruments to solve minor inconveniences.What to know from NFL playoffs first round: Lamar Jackson wins and Tom Brady finds a way | Adam Kilgore | January 11, 2021 | Washington Post
The final inconvenience you’ll face is that you can’t share custom audiences generated through Google Analytics across other ad platforms.What affiliate marketers have missed about Google Analytics | Laurent Malka | January 5, 2021 | Search Engine Watch
They inconvenience—er, empower—individuals with information to make partisan or ideological purchasing decisions.
She paints the current rodent situation as more than a foul inconvenience, and one that is a particular blight on poorer areas.
Ethiopian Airlines wishes to apologize to its esteemed customers for the inconvenience caused by this diversion.
Every tax hike, every jacked fee, every urban inconvenience became fuel for Rob Ford.
inconvenience doesn't mean that my life is any less rich or worth living than a hearing person's.
Soils which do not admit of this taking place are the cause of much inconvenience and injury in practice.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry | Thomas Anderson
We were naturally enough much chagrined, not knowing how much inconvenience and delay this incident might cause.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
The inconvenience I experienced from the chain upon my legs, which prevented me from sleeping, destroyed my health.My Ten Years' Imprisonment | Silvio Pellico
"And that's just another inconvenience in the business," replied Welborn in a cautious manner.David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
To avoid any inconvenience or precipitancy, the plan would not come into operation until the 1st of January, 1846.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
British Dictionary definitions for inconvenience
the state or quality of being inconvenient
something inconvenient; a hindrance, trouble, or difficulty
(tr) to cause inconvenience to; trouble or harass
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