inconvenience

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inconvenience

verb annoy, be obstructive, be unnooperative, bother, disadvantage, discommode, displace, disturb, encumber, give trouble, hamper, hinder, impede, impose hardship, incommode, irritate, obstruct, stall, stand in the way, stymie, thwart, trouble, unsettle, vex
Associated concepts: forum non conveniens, public inconnenience
Foreign phrases: Privatum incommodum publico bono pensatur.Private inconvenience is compensated by public benefit. Argumentum ab inconvenienti est validum in lege; quia lex non permittit aliquod inconveniens. An arrument drawn from what is inconvenient is good in law, because the law will not permit any inconvenience. Quod est inconveniens aut contra rationem non permissum est in lege. What is inconvenient or contrary to reason is not permitted in the law.
See also: aggravation, annoy, bait, delay, detriment, disadvantage, discommode, drawback, encumber, encumbrance, handicap, harass, hinder, hindrance, hold up, impede, impediment, molest, molestation, nuisance, obstacle, trammel, trouble
References in classic literature ?
His way of ignoring people whose presence inconvenienced him actually gave them, if they were sensitive to it, a feeling of invisibility, of nonexistence.
Here his view was inconvenienced by trees, and it was with a start that he discovered the Zeppelin, which he knew had still a quarter of her magazines to fill, was rising over Goat Island.
I felt strongly tempted to tell you, even then--but your sleeping arrangements for the night were all made; I should only have inconvenienced and alarmed you.
And I hope this will be a lesson to you, Spavin," she said, "and that on the next drawing-room day my brother, Sir Pitt, will not be inconvenienced by being obliged to take four of us in his carriage to wait upon His Majesty, because my own carriage is not forthcoming.
Therefore he now assumed a pair, of grave and prodigious proportions, which not only seriously inconvenienced his nose and his breakfast, but seriously impeded his perusal of the letter.
And if passengers be decoyed in the way of trade, and people be inconvenienced in the way of trade, what man, who is a sharp tradesman himself, shall say, 'We must put a stop to this?