Synonyms for expeditious

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ek-spi-dish-uhs
Phonetic Transcription : ˌɛk spɪˈdɪʃ əs

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Définition of expeditious

Origin :
  • late 15c., expedycius "useful, fitting," from Latin expeditus "disengaged, ready, prompt," past participle of expidere (see expedite). Meaning "speedy" is from 1590s. Related: Expeditiously; expeditiousness.
  • adj immediate, speedy
Example sentences :
  • So expeditious was the measure, that soon the obvious material was exhausted.
  • Extract from : « The Historical Nights' Entertainment » by Rafael Sabatini
  • The route by Alexandria and Suez, they all tell me, is the best and most expeditious.
  • Extract from : « The Fortunes Of Glencore » by Charles James Lever
  • So expeditious, in fact, was Beza, that on the twenty-second of August he was in Paris.
  • Extract from : « The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2) » by Henry Martyn Baird
  • Robin had been expeditious; it yet wanted twenty minutes to ten by his watch.
  • Extract from : « Mary Gray » by Katharine Tynan
  • It is a very simple and expeditious way of storing the logs.
  • Extract from : « Earth's Enigmas » by Charles G. D. Roberts
  • "Open the gate, fellow, and be expeditious," shouted the chief constable.
  • Extract from : « Rookwood » by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • Exiles are expeditious in their return to their native country.
  • Extract from : « Murad the Unlucky and Other Tales » by Maria Edgeworth
  • Be as expeditious as possible, for the squall will soon be upon us.
  • Extract from : « Dikes and Ditches » by Oliver Optic
  • Where many stocks are kept, it is advisable to be as expeditious as possible.
  • Extract from : « Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained » by M. Quinby
  • The intendant thinks calf will be the most expeditious covering.
  • Extract from : « The Printed Book » by Henri Bouchot

Antonyms for expeditious

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