noun, plural expediencies.
the quality of being expedient; advantageousness; advisability.
a regard for what is politic or advantageous rather than for what is right or just; a sense of self-interest.
something expedient.
Also, expedience.

1605–15; < Late Latin expedientia. See expedient, -ency

nonexpedience, noun
nonexpediency, noun
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expediency or expedience (ɪkˈspiːdɪənsɪ)
n , pl -encies, -ences
1.  appropriateness; suitability
2.  the use of or inclination towards methods that are advantageous rather than fair or just
3.  another word for expedient
expedience or expedience

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mid-15c., "advantage, benefit," from O.Fr. expedience, from L.L. expedientia, from expedientem (see expedient). Related: Expediency.
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Political expedience overtakes all reason and a lot of good research.
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