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inexpedient

[in-ik-spee-dee-uh nt] /ˌɪn ɪkˈspi di ənt/
adjective
1.
not expedient; not suitable, judicious, or advisable.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; in-3 + expedient
Related forms
inexpedience, inexpediency, noun
inexpediently, adverb
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Examples for inexpedient
  • We think the facts of this case show the proposal to be inexpedient.
  • Sale of mortgaged property if redemption inexpedient.
  • It would he as bal politics te adept the inexpedient course as it would be bud statesmanship.
British Dictionary definitions for inexpedient

inexpedient

/ˌɪnɪkˈspiːdɪənt/
adjective
1.
not suitable, advisable, or judicious
Derived Forms
inexpedience, inexpediency, noun
inexpediently, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inexpedient
inexpedient
1608, from in- "not" + expedient (q.v.).
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