In`ex*pe"di*ence (?), 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.
© Webster 1913.