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
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
The only reason, the only thing that changed is the political expediency.North County Report: An Activist on His Agenda for North County and Beyond|Kayla Jimenez|June 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
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