Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Inexpediency.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being inexpedient; lack of fitness; unsuitableness to the end or object; impropriety.
- n. the quality of being unsuited to the end in view
“Their reasons to not impeach, ( "distraction, political inexpedience" etc.), are not legitimate reasons to NOT impeach.”
“Regan helped himself with the quip, "I'm not going to exploit for political purposes my opponents youth and inexpedience.”
“Regarding their inexpedience and ugliness, such a word as the”
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“I was introduced to some of the Company, and during Dinner an Argument arose between one of the Gentlemen present, and the Judge, respecting Slaves; the Judge wished that there was an immediate addition of One hundred Thousand Slaves to the State; I soon became a Party and we had a good deal of conversation on the subject I principally endeavour'd to shew the political inexpedience”
“Well, it is an old and worn argument -- that about the inexpedience of tragedy -- and much may be said on both sides.”
“Pursuivant, to the Bishop of Albertstown, to the Lord Chancellor, with an exposition of the wicked injustice and hardness of heart of lawyers, and the inexpedience of taking the poor child from her earliest motherly friend, expressly chosen by her father.”
“He wanted to take Dora at once to the menagerie, but I represented the inexpedience of their taking her about with them to the horse - fair afterwards, and made Eustace perceive that it would not do for”
“The 'King of the Mountains' was convinced by the scene that had just taken place of the inexpedience of retaining the prisoners alive.”
“_Some_ repentance must, but even the sense of the inexpedience and inconvenience of evil habits may be the first step above them, and in time the power of genuine repentance may be attained.”
“When Miss Wells urged the inexpedience of absolute seclusion, she said she would continue to make morning calls, and she hoped in time to have friends of her own to stay with her; she might ask the Raymonds, or some of the quiet, clerical families (the real _elite_, be it observed) to spend a day or drink tea, but the dinner and ball life was too utterly incongruous for an elderly heiress.”
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