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inexpedience


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inexpedience  \In`ex*pe"di*ence\,  Inexpediency 
  \In`ex*pe"di*en*cy\,  n. 
  The  quality  or  state  of  being  inexpedient;  want  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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inexpedience 
  n  :  the  quality  of  being  unsuited  to  the  end  in  view  [syn:  {inexpediency}] 
  [ant:  {expedience},  {expedience}] 




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