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. Paley.

 

© Webster 1913.

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