Convenience

Definition of Convenience

Con`ven´ience
n.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 accommodation.
A pair of spectacles and several other little conveniences.
- Swift.
4.A convenient or fit time; opportunity; as, to do something at one's convenience.

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