inexpedient

[ in-ik-spee-dee-uh nt ]
/ ˌɪn ɪkˈspi di ənt /

adjective

not expedient; not suitable, judicious, or advisable.

Origin of inexpedient

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

Related forms

in·ex·pe·di·ence, in·ex·pe·di·en·cy, nounin·ex·pe·di·ent·ly, adverb
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inexpedient

/ (ˌɪnɪkˈspiːdɪənt) /

adjective

not suitable, advisable, or judicious

Derived Forms

inexpedience or inexpediency, nouninexpediently, adverb
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