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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n.
annoying, arduous, bothersome, burdensome, demanding, difficult, harassing, hard, importunate, inconvenient, irksome, irritating, laborious, oppressive, pestilential, plaguy
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.

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