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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Convenience \Con*ven"ience\ (?; 106), Conveniency
\Con*ven"ien*cy\, noun [L. convenientia agreement, fitness. See
1. The state or quality of being convenient; fitness or
suitableness, as of place, time, etc.; propriety.
Let's further 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.
2. 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.
3. That which is convenient; that which promotes comfort or
advantage; that which is suited to one's wants; an
A pair of spectacles and several other little
4. A convenient or fit time; opportunity; as, to do something
at one's convenience.
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