2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Inexpedience \In'ex*pe"di*ence\, Inexpediency \In'ex*pe"di*en*cy\, noun The quality or state of being inexpedient; lack of fitness; unsuitableness to the end or object; impropriety; as, the inexpedience of some measures.

It is not the rigor but the inexpediency of laws and acts of authority which makes them tyrannical. --Paley.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: the quality of being unsuited to the end in view [syn: {inexpedience}, {inexpediency}] [ant: {expedience}, {expediency}]

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