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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being unsuited to the end in view.

Usage examples (30)
  • He then adverted to the inexpediency of these alterations, and the temper of the times.
  • And if we have, are we not to make use of it in judging of the expediency or inexpediency of the treaty?
  • But as he pondered this course the inexpediency of sacrificing so fair a theory to this mere brute fact seemed indisputable.
  • The result has been to satisfy me of the inexpediency of entering into engagements of this character not covering the entire traffic. for more
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