- not expedient; not suitable, judicious, or advisable.
Origin of inexpedient
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Examples from the Web for inexpedient
Yes, indeed, he said: and there are some things which may be inexpedient, and yet I call them good.Protagoras
There is a reason why it is inexpedient for me to act in person.The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals
Ann S. Stephens
"Inexpedient under present conditions," was the way they put it.Torchy, Private Sec.
It may then be found that they are gross, absurd, or inexpedient.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
It would have been churlish and inexpedient after this to insist on further conversation."Unto Caesar"
Baroness Emmuska Orczy
- not suitable, advisable, or judicious
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Word Origin and History for inexpedient
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