Inconvenience vs Uncomfortable - What's the difference?

inconvenience | uncomfortable |

As a noun inconvenience

is the quality of being inconvenient.

As a verb inconvenience

is to bother; to discomfort.

As an adjective uncomfortable is

not comfortable.




  • The quality of being inconvenient.
  • * Hooker
  • They plead against the inconvenience , not the unlawfulness, of ceremonies in burial.
  • Something that is not convenient, something that bothers.
  • * Tillotson
  • Man is liable to a great many inconveniences .
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    * (something inconvenient) annoyance, nuisance


  • to bother; to discomfort
  • Synonyms

    * (obsolete) discommodate




    (en adjective)
  • Not comfortable.
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  • Experiencing discomfort.
  • Uneasy or anxious.
  • Put off or disgusted.
  • Antonyms

    * comfortable * ergonomic