Antonyms for inexpedient
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : in-ik-spee-dee-uh nt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌɪn ɪkˈspi di ənt|
Definition of inexpedientOrigin :
- c.1600, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + expedient. Related: Inexpedience; inexpediently.
- adj futile
- Yes, indeed, he said: and there are some things which may be inexpedient, and yet I call them good.
- Extract from : « Protagoras » by Plato
- There is a reason why it is inexpedient for me to act in person.
- Extract from : « The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals » by Ann S. Stephens
- "Inexpedient under present conditions," was the way they put it.
- Extract from : « Torchy, Private Sec. » by Sewell Ford
- It may then be found that they are gross, absurd, or inexpedient.
- Extract from : « Folkways » by William Graham Sumner
- It would have been churlish and inexpedient after this to insist on further conversation.
- Extract from : « "Unto Caesar" » by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
- To our readers it may appear to have been most gratuitous, unnecessary, and inexpedient.
- Extract from : « Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite » by Anthony Trollope
- But her station makes it inexpedient for her to turn reprover.
- Extract from : « An Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism » by Catharine E. Beecher
- They may be expedient or inexpedient, right or wrong, according to circumstances.
- Extract from : « Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments » by Various
- My service is of such a nature that it is inexpedient for him to receive me openly.
- Extract from : « The Reckoning » by Robert W. Chambers
- But there were financial reasons which made that inexpedient just then.
- Extract from : « The Ordeal of Elizabeth » by Elizabeth Von Arnim
Synonyms for inexpedient
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