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 for inconvenience
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inconvenience \In`con*ven"ience\, n. [L. inconvenientia
     inconsistency: cf. OF. inconvenience.]
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     1. The quality or condition of being inconvenient; lack of
        convenience; unfitness; unsuitableness; inexpediency;
        awkwardness; as, the inconvenience of the arrangement.
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              They plead against the inconvenience, not the
              unlawfulness, . . . of ceremonies in burial.
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     2. That which gives trouble, embarrassment, or uneasiness;
        disadvantage; anything that disturbs quiet, impedes
        prosperity, or increases the difficulty of action or
        success; as, one inconvenience of life is poverty.
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              A place upon the top of Mount Athos above all clouds
              of rain, or other inconvenience.      --Sir W.
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              Man is liable to a great many inconveniences.
     Syn: Incommodiousness; awkwardness; disadvantage; disquiet;
          uneasiness; disturbance; annoyance.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inconvenience \In`con*ven"ience\, v. t.
     To put to inconvenience; to incommode; as, to inconvenience a
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an inconvenient discomfort [syn: inconvenience,
      2: a difficulty that causes anxiety [syn: troublesomeness,
         inconvenience, worriment]
      3: the quality of not being useful or convenient [ant:
      v 1: to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble
           you, but..." [syn: trouble, put out, inconvenience,
           disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  173 Moby Thesaurus words for "inconvenience":
     abuse a privilege, ado, aggravate, aggravation, ail, annoy,
     annoyance, anxiety, awkwardness, be the matter, beset, besetment,
     bother, bothersomeness, bulkiness, burden, burdening,
     burdensomeness, burthen, can of worms, cargo, charge, charging,
     clumsiness, complicate matters, concern, cross, cumbersomeness,
     cumbrance, deadweight, demand, difficulty, disaccommodate,
     disadvantage, discomfort, discommode, discommodity, discompose,
     disoblige, disrupt, disruption, distress, disturb, disturbance,
     drawback, embarrassment, encroach upon, encumbrance, evil,
     exaction, exasperate, exasperation, freight, freighting, fuss,
     futility, great ado, hamper, handicap, harass, harm, headache,
     hindrance, hulkiness, impediment, impedimenta, impoliticalness,
     impoliticness, impose on, impose upon, imposing an onus,
     imposition, impracticality, impropriety, inadvisability,
     inappropriateness, inaptitude, inauspiciousness, incommode,
     incommodity, incongruity, inconsiderateness, inconveniency,
     inconvenientness, ineptitude, inexpedience, inexpediency,
     infelicity, infliction, inopportuneness, inopportunity,
     intempestivity, interfere, intermeddle, interruption, intrusion,
     irk, irrelevance, irritate, lateness, laying on, load, loading,
     loading down, lumber, make free with, matter, meddle, nuisance,
     obtrude upon, obtrusiveness, onerousness, onus, overstep, pack,
     pain, peck of troubles, penalty, perplex, perturb, plague,
     ponderousness, pother, prematurity, presume on, presume upon,
     presumptuousness, problem, put about, put out,
     put to inconvenience, put to it, put to trouble, puzzle,
     sea of troubles, stew, take a liberty, take liberties, tasking,
     taxing, torment, trial, trouble, troublesomeness, try,
     undesirability, unfavorableness, unfitness, unfittingness,
     unfortunateness, unhandiness, unmanageability, unmeetness,
     unprofitability, unprofitableness, unpropitiousness, unripeness,
     unseasonableness, unseemliness, unsuitability, untimeliness,
     unwarranted demand, unwieldiness, unwiseness, upset, uselessness,
     vex, weight, weighting, white elephant, worry, worthlessness,

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