1 annoyance, awkwardness, bother, difficulty, disadvantage, disruption, disturbance, downside, drawback, fuss, hassle (informal) hindrance, nuisance, trouble, uneasiness, upset, vexation
2 awkwardness, cumbersomeness, unfitness, unhandiness, unsuitableness, untimeliness, unwieldiness
3 bother, discommode, disrupt, disturb, give (someone) bother or trouble, hassle (informal) irk, make (someone) go out of his way, put out, put to trouble, trouble, upset
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inconvenience ( inconveniences plural & 3rd person present) ( inconveniencing present participle) ( inconvenienced past tense & past participle )
1 n-var If someone or something causes inconvenience, they cause problems or difficulties.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused during the repairs...
2 verb If someone inconveniences you, they cause problems or difficulties for you.
He promised to be quick so as not to inconvenience them any further. V n
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