Inexpedient


Inexpedient
Inexpedient In`ex*pe"di*ent, a. Not expedient; not tending to promote a purpose; not tending to the end desired; inadvisable; unfit; improper; unsuitable to time and place; as, what is expedient at one time may be inexpedient at another. [1913 Webster]

If it was not unlawful, yet it was highly inexpedient to use those ceremonies. --Bp. Burnet.

Syn: Unwise; impolitic; imprudent; indiscreet; unprofitable; inadvisable; disadvantageous. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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