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Adjective inexpedient has 2 senses
  1. inexpedient - not suitable or advisable; "an inexpedient tactic"
    expedient, advantageous, appropriate, opportunist, opportunistic, timeserving
  2. inexpedient, unwise - not appropriate to the purpose
    Antonym: politic (indirect, via impolitic)

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Inexpedient is an adjective that describes something that is not suitable, advisable, or advantageous in a particular situation. It suggests that an action or decision might be unwise or imprudent.

Sense 1:

Unsuitable or unadvisable in achieving a desired outcome.

Example sentences:

  • The proposed plan was considered inexpedient as it would cause severe environmental damage.
  • It would be inexpedient for us to invest in such a volatile market.
  • It was deemed inexpedient to proceed with the project due to budget constraints.

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Sense 2:

Not advantageous or appropriate according to the circumstances.

Example sentences:

  • It is inexpedient to wait any longer; we must take action now.
  • The politician's inexpedient remarks led to a backlash from the public.
  • Choosing this path would be inexpedient for the long-term growth of the company.

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Sense 3:

Pertaining to decisions or actions that are locally unpopular.

Example sentences:

  • The governor's decision to increase taxes was considered inexpedient by the local population.
  • Inexpedient policies have led to public protests and discontent within the community.
  • Many locals believed that the proposed construction project was inexpedient for preserving the town's historical charm.

Related products: Locally Unpopular Policies, Community Discontent

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