in expediency

inexpedient

[in-ik-spee-dee-uhnt]
adjective
not expedient; not suitable, judicious, or advisable.

Origin:
1600–10; in-3 + expedient

inexpedience, inexpediency, noun
inexpediently, adverb
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inexpedient (ˌɪnɪkˈspiːdɪənt)
 
adj
not suitable, advisable, or judicious
 
inex'pedience
 
n
 
inex'pediency
 
n
 
inex'pediently
 
adv

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inexpedient
1608, from in- "not" + expedient (q.v.).
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