Meaning of ab inconvenienti in English:

ab inconvenienti

(also ab inconvenientem)

Pronunciation /ab ɪnkɒnviːnɪːˈɛntʌɪ/ /ab ɪnkɒnvɛnɪˈɛnti/


  • From the inconvenience or difficulty involved (used with reference to an argument opposing a proposition on the grounds that it would cause hardship, inconvenience, or some other negative consequence).


Early 17th century. From post-classical Latin ab inconvenienti from the inconvenience or difficulty from classical Latin ab from + inconvenienti, ablative of inconveniēns something discordant, use as noun of inconveniēns, adjective.