inconvenience-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: a cause or source of difficulty, hassle

Commentary: INCONVENIENCE[+cause][+difficulty]
NOTE: a nominalization - there are corresponding verbal contructions, 'the inconvenience for you to do X' - you were inconvenienced by doing X' X caused inconvenience for you' -> 'you were inconvenienced by X'

The inconvenience of our having to change trains in Chicago made us decide to fly.
Would it be too much of an inconvenience for you to drop this at the post office?
This inconvenience to their customers is driving away business.

PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: a state of difficulty, hassle

Commentary: INCONVENIENCE[+state][+difficulty][+hassle]
NOTE: not a nominalization, 'inconvenience' describes a quality of a noun 'life BE inconvenient', 'arrangement BE inconvenient'

She put up with the inconveniences of life in a remote city.
How do the inconveniences of this arrangement compare with those?

PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3