inexpedient inexpedient

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not appropriate to the purpose
  2. (adj) not suitable or advisable

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Led by students who were led by Seor de la Torre, they created such a stir that it became inexpedient to dedicate the country as contemplated.
  2. And what may be expedient today under a given set of facts, may be inexpedient tomorrow.
  3. Led by students who were led by Seor de la Torre, they created such a stir that it became inexpedient to dedicate the country as contemplated.

News

  • NH House rejects bill declaring that life begins at conception

    After a brief debate on both sides of the abortion issue, the New Hampshire House Tuesday soundly struck down legislation stating that ?life begins at conception.? The vote was 214-95 that House Bill 1504 is inexpedient to legislate.
    on March 26, 2014     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

Quotes

  1. "The introduction of peacekeeping forces has so far been deemed inexpedient," Otunbayeva told in Bishkek on Tuesday.
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Roza Otunbayeva Source: Daily News & Analysis

  2. "The placement is happening within the scope of the mandate we've been given by the parliament," Azarov said. "As regards the amount, it's inexpedient now to talk about this and we need to fully negotiate all the details with our...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Mykola Azarov Source: BusinessWeek

  3. Federation Council speaker Sergei Mironov said the agreement that gives broad powers to Tatarstan was "politically inexpedient and even dangerous" and should not be ratified, the Interfax and RIA Novosti news agencies reported.
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: Sergei Mironov Source: Kyiv Post

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