Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: inconvenient
IPA transcription: [,ɪnkənv'injənt]
Pronunciations of inconvenient
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: inconvenient
    Meaning: not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs; "it is inconvenient not to have a telephone in the kitchen"; "the back hall is an inconvenient place for the telephone"
Usage examples
  • I went to my new seat with great disgust, and found it very inconvenient.
  • I know that some accident has happened to Sidney--painful and inconvenient but not particularly dangerous.
  • It was very strange that he should come to Longbourn instead of to Lucas Lodge; it was also very inconvenient and exceedingly troublesome.
  • Alas! how many times are the sick and the old made to consider themselves as an inconvenient burden, or like a useless piece of furniture!
  • Yet why so strict? Is this to act a friendly part? However legal it may be To pay what never has been lent, This style of business seems to me Extremely inconvenient!
  • Even more strikingly than the everyday habit of the priest, the vestments, properly so called, are ornate, grotesque, inconvenient, and, at least ostensibly, comfortless to the point of distress.
  • She was a good-natured woman, quite ready to do right when it was not too inconvenient, and it was clear to her that of late years bishoprics and abbeys had been too often given to most unworthy persons.
  • By acting in that manner in all the transactions of life, a rich man diffuses around him an atmosphere of corruption, and raises the scale of expense to a point which is oppressive to many, ruinous to some, and inconvenient to all.
  • Mrs. Ashe and Cousin Helen had both warned her of the inconvenient consequences of weight in baggage; and by their advice she had limited herself to a single trunk of moderate size, besides a little flat valise for use in her stateroom.
  • In such a district, as you would call it, some neighbours think that something ought to be done or undone: a new town-hall built; a clearance of inconvenient houses; or say a stone bridge substituted for some ugly old iron one,--there you have undoing and doing in one.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording An Inconvenient Truth, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Glasses, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording OpenBSD, License CC BY-SA 4.0