Conveniency
Convenience Con*ven"ience (?; 106), Conveniency Con*ven"ien*cy, n. [L. convenientia agreement, fitness. See {Convenient}.] 1. The state or quality of being convenient; fitness or suitableness, as of place, time, etc.; propriety. [1913 Webster]

Let's further think of this; Weigh what convenience both of time and means May fit us to our shape. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

With all brief and plain conveniency, Let me have judgment. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Freedom from discomfort, difficulty, or trouble; commodiousness; ease; accommodation. [1913 Webster]

Thus necessity invented stools, Convenience next suggested elbow chairs. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

We are rather intent upon the end of God's glory than our own conveniency. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

3. That which is convenient; that which promotes comfort or advantage; that which is suited to one's wants; an accommodation. [1913 Webster]

A pair of spectacles and several other little conveniences. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

4. A convenient or fit time; opportunity; as, to do something at one's convenience. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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