Con*ven"ience [L. convenientia agreement, fitness. See Convenient.]


The state or quality of being convenient; fitness or suitableness, as of place, time, etc.; propriety.

Let's futher think of this; Weigh what convenience both of time and means May fit us to our shape. Shak.

With all brief and plain conveniency, Let me have judgment. Shak.


Freedom from discomfort, difficulty, or trouble; commodiousness; ease; accommodation.

Thus necessity invented stools, Convenience next suggested elbow chairs. Cowper.

We are rather intent upon the end of God's glory than our own conveniency. Jer. Taylor.


That which is convenient; that which promotes comfort or advantage; that which is suited to one's wants; an accommodation.

A pair of spectacles and several other little conveniences. Swift.


A convenient or fit time; opportunity; as, to do something at one's convenience.


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