[ in-kuh n-veen-yuh n-see ]
/ ˌɪn kənˈvin yən si /

noun, plural in·con·ven·ien·cies.

Origin of inconveniency

1400–50; late Middle English: mishap, danger; see inconvenience, -y3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for inconveniency



mid-15c., "mischief, injury," from Latin inconvenientia (see inconvenience (n.)). Meaning "trouble, disadvantage" is from 1550s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper