inexpediency


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in·ex·pe·di·ent

 (ĭn′ĭk-spē′dē-ənt)
adj.
Not expedient; inadvisable: an inexpedient tactic.

in′ex·pe′di·ence, in′ex·pe′di·en·cy n.
in′ex·pe′di·ent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inexpediency - the quality of being unsuited to the end in view
disadvantage - the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
expedience, expediency - the quality of being suited to the end in view
Translations

inexpediency

n (of plan, measures, action, decision)Ungeeignetheit f, → Unzweckmäßigkeit f; (of policy)Unratsamkeit f, → Unklugheit f
References in classic literature ?
The quantity of the imposition, the expediency or inexpediency of an increase on either side, would be mutually questions of prudence; but there would be involved no direct contradiction of power.
New Hampshire, whose constitution was the last formed, seems to have been fully aware of the impossibility and inexpediency of avoiding any mixture whatever of these departments, and has qualified the doctrine by declaring "that the legislative, executive, and judiciary powers ought to be kept as separate from, and independent of, each other AS THE NATURE OF A FREE GOVERNMENT WILL ADMIT; OR AS IS CONSISTENT WITH THAT CHAIN OF CONNECTION THAT BINDS THE WHOLE FABRIC OF THE CONSTITUTION IN ONE INDISSOLUBLE BOND OF UNITY AND AMITY.
Realizing the inexpediency of discussing the matter, I went forward myself, overran the line, and let the anchor go.