Origin of expediency
OTHER WORDS FROM expediencynon·ex·pe·di·ence, nounnon·ex·pe·di·en·cy, noun
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How to use expediency in a sentence
Even their local government—not an entity typically associated with expediency—released an app that gave citizens connected access to services in a fraction of the usual time.
For one insurance company, it has taken her seven months so far to get in-network, despite their promises of expediency.Finding a therapist can be overwhelming, but these tips can help|Alexandra Frost|February 11, 2022|Popular-Science
When given the opportunity, states have often played with definitions of humanity for political expediency, to bolster their power, or to confer an advantage on a specific group.A 'Mississippi Compromise' on Abortion Would Threaten All Our Freedoms|Anthony D. Romero|December 16, 2021|Time
The House arrived at that number because of political expediency — and it has stayed there because of it, too.
The 14 members of the panel have spent the past several months grappling with questions about balancing fairness and expediency.Health-care workers and nursing home residents should be the first to get coronavirus vaccines, CDC advisory group says|Lena H. Sun, Isaac Stanley-Becker|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
These all-clear fliers are filtered through special lines for expediency.How to Skip the Airport Security Line During Thanksgiving|Nina Strochlic|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He appeared to be just a brave and decent impulse away from speaking out where political expediency has too often kept him silent.Behind Obama’s Tribute to the Aurora Victims’ Courage, Goodness|Michael Daly|July 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But in our polarized era, memory is short and policy consistency often takes a backseat to partisan expediency.Why the Right Turned Its Back on the Individual Mandate|John Avlon|March 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
On one hand, it seems oddly principled of Romney, a candidate who has always been guided by expediency when it comes to abortion.
The troops are acutely attuned to signs of political expediency.
Mr. Jackson supposed that Parliament had a right to tax America, but he much doubted the expediency of the present act.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
But Nature's voice is far less often heard than that of her adversary, expediency.
Hard is the contest between affection and expediency, when it is raised by the question of circumstances.
Therefore our political questions have been questions of expediency rather than of principle.Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions|George S. Boutwell
The justice of the measure was not less evident than its expediency.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon