ven-, vent-, veni-, ventu-
(Latin: come, coming)
A discomfort, difficulty, or annoyance.
Used in law to state that a position is untenable because of the hardship or inconvenience it would create.
Marjory's lawyer appealed the sentence from the court, stating that it was ab inconvenienti because she needed to care for her children and her aged mother.
2. To come to; reach.
2. The Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ as Saviour of the world; the Incarnation; hence his expected Second Coming as Judge, and the Coming of the Holy Spirit as at Pentecost.
3. By extension, any important or epoch-making arrival. In modern usage applied poetically or grandiloquently to any arrival.
2. Appearing casually, or out of the normal or usual place; especially, in botany of roots, shoots, buds, etc. produced in unusual parts of the plant.
3. Not in the usual order or place.
4. Not natural or hereditary; such as, roots that form on stems, a growth of hair where it usually does not grow, or the growth of a plant in a foreign habitat.
2. A chance occurrence, an event or issue, an accident.
3. A hazardous or perilous enterprise or performance; a daring feat; hence, a prodigy, a marvel.
4. Any novel or unexpected event in which one shares; an exciting or remarkable incident befalling any one.
5. The encountering of risks or participation in novel and exciting events; adventurous activity, enterprise.
2. One who engages in warlike adventures, attaching himself to no party; a soldier of fortune; also, a volunteer, one who makes war at his own risk.
3. One who is on the look-out for chances of personal advancement; one who lives by his wits.