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inexpedient

[ in-ik-spee-dee-uhnt ]
/ ˌɪn ɪkˈspi di ənt /
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adjective
not expedient; not suitable, judicious, or advisable.
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Origin of inexpedient

First recorded in 1600–10; in-3 + expedient

OTHER WORDS FROM inexpedient

in·ex·pe·di·ence, in·ex·pe·di·en·cy, nounin·ex·pe·di·ent·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inexpedient

inexpedient
/ (ˌɪnɪkˈspiːdɪənt) /

adjective
not suitable, advisable, or judicious

Derived forms of inexpedient

inexpedience or inexpediency, nouninexpediently, adverb
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