inconvenient truth meaning, inconvenient truth definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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inconvenient

  
  
Something that is inconvenient causes problems or difficulties for someone.      adj   oft ADJ for n     (Antonym: convenient)    Can you come at 10.30? I know it's inconvenient for you, but I must see you...     
  inconveniently      adv  
  (Antonym: conveniently)   
The Oriental is a comfortable hotel, but rather inconveniently situated.     
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exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
adj.
annoying, arduous, bothersome, burdensome, demanding, difficult, harassing, hard, importunate, inconvenient, irksome, irritating, laborious, oppressive, pestilential, plaguy

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