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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not expedient; inadvisable.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not expedient; not suited to the purpose or the circumstances; not judicious or advisable.
  • Synonyms Unadvisable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not expedient; not tending to promote a purpose; not tending to the end desired; inadvisable; unfit; improper; unsuitable to time and place.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not expedient; not tending to promote a purpose; not tending to the end desired; inadvisable; unfit; improper; unsuitable to time and place; as, what is expedient at one time may be inexpedient at another.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not appropriate to the purpose
  • adjective not suitable or advisable

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