For comfortable egalitarians of all stripes, the uniqueness of black America is an inconvenient truth.
Two days after the bipartisan immigration reform bill was introduced in the Senate, reality again reared its inconvenient head.
When inconvenient, CBO is—well—pay no attention to that report they just released.
The inconvenient truth is that lobbies are purely a mirror of our own interests.
This inconvenient truth was a box-office blockbuster, raking in more than $542 million internationally.
This was inconvenient; and his mother made him draw back his stool a good way.
Work, he had always asserted, was the cure for inconvenient emotions.
It was inconvenient in action, too; hence, Nelson at Trafalgar ordered the whole of his fleet to hoist the white ensign.
As to your mother and sister, the present state of things is inconvenient to them, but that is all.
Of these the exhibition, in a work like the present, is inconvenient.
late 14c., "injurious, dangerous," from Old French inconvénient (13c.), from Latin inconvenientem (nominative inconveniens) "unsuitable, not accordant, dissimilar," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + convenientem (see convenient). In early 15c., "inappropriate, unbecoming, unnatural;" also, of an accused person, "unlikely as a culprit, innocent." Sense of "troublesome, awkward" first recorded 1650s.