• WordNet 3.6
    • adv inconveniently in an inconvenient manner "he arrived at an inconveniently late hour"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Inconveniently In an inconvenient manner; incommodiously; unsuitably; unseasonably.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • inconveniently In an inconvenient manner; so as to cause trouble or embarrassment; incommodiously.
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  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    “An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.”
  • Richard Hooker
    Richard Hooker
    “Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better.”
  • Gottfried Reinhardt
    Gottfried Reinhardt
    “Money is good for bribing yourself through the inconveniences of life.”
  • Thomas Jefferson
    “I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it.”
  • Sydney Smith
    “Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient.”
  • Proverb
    “Every convenience brings its own inconveniences along with it.”


In literature:

The remedy for these inconveniences is time and patience.
"Study of Child Life" by Marion Foster Washburne
None of the above twelve conditions can be neglected without grave inconvenience.
"The Art of War" by Baron Henri de Jomini
She was a girl who was never checked by any inconvenience her speech might cause.
"Clementina" by A.E.W. Mason
Wolves have an inconvenient fondness for dog meat, and occasionally attack travelers.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
The steamer proved to be small, dirty, and altogether inconvenient.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862" by Various
Some of the fair sex, likewise are subject to the same inconvenience, but find relief in the same remedy.
"An History of Birmingham (1783)" by William Hutton
The fire crackled and blazed at intervals, just far enough from him that he might feel no inconvenience from its heat.
"After London" by Richard Jefferies
It's so confoundedly inconvenient.
"The Divine Fire" by May Sinclair
I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences.
"Life & Times of Col. Daniel Boone" by Cecil B. Hartley
His method is inconvenient and unscientific.
"The Life of Hugo Grotius" by Charles Butler
Persecution came nearer to Rousseau and took more inconvenient shapes than this.
"Rousseau" by John Morley
It will be a great inconvenience to me.
"Mr. Britling Sees It Through" by H. G. Wells
This trifling inconvenience disappeared, however, after a few nights' experience.
"The Rover's Secret" by Harry Collingwood
Surely the object is worth some temporary inconvenience or loss.
"The Fortunes of the Farrells" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
This course had many inconveniencies, and led to atrocious crimes.
"The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)" by John West
Monthly payments are my rule, if it will not inconvenience you.
"Doctor Luttrell's First Patient" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Should we not put up with a little inconvenience, and ask Sharnall to bring the Bishop here, and lunch himself?
"The Nebuly Coat" by John Meade Falkner
This was inconvenient; and his mother made him draw back his stool a good way.
"The Crofton Boys" by Harriet Martineau
The inconveniences of the little brown house became more apparent now.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
In this instance it probably saved my liberty from being suddenly and inconveniently disturbed.
"British Secret Service During the Great War" by Nicholas Everitt

In poetry:

Then, peering round with curious eyes,
He muttered "Goodness gracious!"
And so went on to criticise -
"Your room's an inconvenient size:
It's neither snug nor spacious.
"Phantasmagoria Canto III ( Scarmoges )" by Lewis Carroll
A curious eye is pleas'd to scan
The fashions follow'd up by man;
Though 'tis ridiculous to have them,
He thinks it would be more to wave them;
With all their folly he'll pursue,
And all their inconvenience too.
"The Wig" by William Hutton

In news:

Greedy gus that I am, I've always found it hugely inconvenient when my favorite authors and illustrators live in other countries.
Many people rely on glasses and contacts to correct their vision, but some find these methods inconvenient, uncomfortable, or unattractive.
Sear apologies for the inconvenience.
Airlines are always coming up with ways to inconvenience you, as you take their mode of transportation is the fastest, after all.
Then, overshadowing all these irritating inconveniences, is the repair bill.
The Blessing of an Inconvenient Pregnancy.
An Inconvenient Truth About Youth.
"An Inconvenient Truth," Al Gore's movie on global warming, is now the fourth-largest-grossing documentary of all time.
For decades, skiing often meant discomfort or inconvenience.
Predictable as rain, the race card has surfaced just in time to stir up electoral passions, justify outcomes and explain away inconvenient truths.
WASHINGTON — Predictable as rain, the race card has surfaced just in time to stir up electoral passions, justify outcomes and explain away inconvenient truths.
Former Vice President Al Gore attended the Grammys in 2007, two years before the reading of his book An Inconvenient Truth snagged the award.
To our KSBY viewers we want to apologize for the inconvenience to those folks who are not receiving our signal.
The bands and super promoter Live Nation are terribly sorry for the inconvenience and would love it if all you Maroon 5/Counting Crows fans would go see the bands in one of the following cities where your tickets will be honored at the gate.
Christ loved us despite the ultimate inconvenience to himself, dying on the cross in our place.

In science:

The names in the example above are quite long which is inconvenient.
Extensible type checker for parser generation
Several inconvenient features were encountered in the operation of the detector.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee
It is a minor inconvenience that these functions are not smooth on SM in general.
The attenuated ray transform on simple surfaces
Equation (5.2) is inconvenient for numerical computation as P (n, pµ ) is close to 1 unless pµ is small.
On determinants of random symmetric matrices over Z_m
This is inconvenient for many reasons, for instance it is hard to count ob jects with various properties.
Moduli of varieties of general type
For oOAKE, it is also recommend to set the output length of h to be shorter, e.g., |q |/2, to ease the computation of K ˆB = AbX eb = (AX e )b in some application scenarios (e.g., when the pre-computation of Ab is inconvenient).
A New Family of Practical Non-Malleable Diffie-Hellman Protocols
The unbounded support of f turns out to be inconvenient in the proof.
The Gaussian free field in an interlacing particle system with two jump rates
This is inconvenient from the point of view of compression.
Sparse Random Approximation and Lossy Compression
In fact, these inconvenient features can be traced back to the presence of logarithmically divergent contributions in the mass-renormalized gap equation.
A critical look at the role of the bare parameters in the renormalization of Phi-derivable approximations
We have shown that it was nevertheless important to absorb these “perturbative” divergences in order to avoid certain inconvenient features.
A critical look at the role of the bare parameters in the renormalization of Phi-derivable approximations
Each hn variable is treated equally in (20) and that is the reason to introduce this set of variables in which the inconvenient factor of √2 multiplying the off-diagonal ones has been absorbed in the new variable.
Hyperbolic disordered ensembles of random matrices
An inconvenience of such optimization problems is that it is difficult to physically interpret λ.
Convex optimization problem prototyping for image reconstruction in computed tomography with the Chambolle-Pock algorithm
Despite the fact that the importance sampling strategy induced by (4) has been proved to be efficient in substantial generality, it has a few inconvenient features.
Efficient Simulation and Conditional Functional Limit Theorems for Ruinous Heavy-tailed Random Walks
Both requirements are particularly important in applications like the LSST, where it is inconvenient (or impossible) to access the entire past data stream with each new observation and hence the data must be processed in near real time.
Efficient Estimators for Sequential and Resolution-Limited Inverse Problems
For other applications it is inconvenient because it delivers (x, v) as functions of the actions and angles, rather than the actions and angles as functions of (x, v).
Actions for axisymmetric potentials