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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 of inexpedient
1600-1610
First recorded in 1600-10; in-3 + expedient
Related forms
inexpedience, inexpediency, noun
inexpediently, adverb
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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
adj.

c.1600, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + expedient. Related: Inexpedience; inexpediently.

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