Meaning of “inconvenience” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “inconvenience” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inconveniencenoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌɪn·kənˈvin·jəns/

something that causes trouble or difficulty and is annoying but not serious, or the condition of being in such an annoying situation:

[ C ] Changing planes was an inconvenience, but there were no direct flights.
verb [ T ] us /ˌɪn·kənˈvin·jəns/

The postal strike inconvenienced many people.

(Definition of “inconvenience” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)