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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.


not suitable, advisable, or judicious
ˌinexˈpedience, ˌinexˈpediency n
ˌinexˈpediently adv


(ˌɪn ɪkˈspi di ənt)

not expedient; not suitable, judicious, or advisable.
in`ex•pe′di•ence, in`ex•pe′di•en•cy, n.
in`ex•pe′di•ent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inexpedient - not suitable or advisable; "an inexpedient tactic"
disadvantageous - constituting a disadvantage
impolitic - not politic; "an impolitic approach to a sensitive issue"
expedient - serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"
2.inexpedient - not appropriate to the purposeinexpedient - not appropriate to the purpose  
impolitic - not politic; "an impolitic approach to a sensitive issue"


[ˌɪnɪksˈpiːdɪənt] ADJinoportuno, inconveniente, imprudente


adj plan, measures, action, decisionungeeignet, unzweckmäßig; policyunratsam, unklug; it would be inexpedient to do thates wäre unklug, das zu tun
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The legislative inadequacies, as have been highlighted above, pave the way to the traditional inexpediencies usually attributed to the formal way of adjudication of industrial disputes.
"Analyzing another group's way of doing things is often an easier way to identify inexpediencies in the process, but it is also as an eye-opener as to how busy your colleagues really are," says Weirsoe.
They may be insufficient when it comes to discussing inexpediencies in the users' present work and requirements for new systems, since they do not necessarily reflect what can be observed in the organization.