Antonyms for inexpedient

Grammar : Adj
Spell : in-ik-spee-dee-uh nt
Phonetic Transcription : ˌɪn ɪkˈspi di ənt

Definition of inexpedient

Origin :
  • c.1600, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + expedient. Related: Inexpedience; inexpediently.
  • adj futile
Example sentences :
  • 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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