Or else there are those, like me, who refuse to be so rude as to inconvenience the passengers behind us.
I want to thank you for your cooperation, and to apologize for any inconvenience.
They inconvenience—er, empower—individuals with information to make partisan or ideological purchasing decisions.
c.1400, "harm, damage, danger," also "a harmful incident, misfortune, affliction," from Old French inconvenience "misfortune, calamity; impropriety" (Modern French inconvenance), from Late Latin inconvenientia "lack of consistency, incongruity," noun of quality from inconvenientem (see inconvenient). Later "impropriety, unfitness; an improper act or utterance" (early 15c.). Meaning "quality of being inconvenient" is from 1650s.
1650s, from inconvenience (n.). Related: Inconvenienced; inconveniencing.