inconveniency
noun (plural -cies) Date: circa 1552 inconvenience

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  • Inconveniency — In con*ven ien*cy, n. Inconvenience. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inconveniency — (n.) mid 15c., mischief, injury, from L. inconvenientia (see INCONVENIENCE (Cf. inconvenience) (n.)). Meaning trouble, disadvantage is from 1550s …   Etymology dictionary

  • inconveniency — /in keuhn veen yeuhn see/, n., pl. inconveniencies. inconvenience. [1400 50; late ME: mishap, danger; see INCONVENIENCE, Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • inconveniency — in·conveniency …   English syllables

  • inconveniency — in•con•ven•ien•cy [[t]ˌɪn kənˈvin yən si[/t]] n. pl. cies inconvenience • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • inconveniency — /ɪnkənˈviniənsi/ (say inkuhn veeneeuhnsee) noun (plural inconveniencies) → inconvenience (defs 1 and 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • inconveniency — |in+ noun Etymology: Late Latin inconvenientia : inconvenience …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bother — Synonyms and related words: abash, abrade, abuse a privilege, addle, addle the wits, ado, afflict, aggravate, aggravation, agitate, agitation, ail, annoy, annoyance, anxiety, awkwardness, bad news, badger, baffle, bafflement, bait, ball up, be at …   Moby Thesaurus

  • futility — Synonyms and related words: absurdity, aimlessness, bankruptcy, big deal, blank future, bleak outlook, bootlessness, counterproductiveness, counterproductivity, dead letter, defeat, emptiness, empty sound, failure, fatuity, fecklessness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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