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See definition of expedience on Dictionary.com
  • as indiplomacy
  • as inexpediency
  • as inexpediency
  • as inopportunism
  • as inpropriety
  • as inreadiness

synonyms for expedience

  • negotiation
  • politics
  • address
  • artfulness
  • craft
  • delicacy
  • discretion
  • finesse
  • poise
  • savoir-faire
  • skill
  • statecraft
  • subtlety
  • delicatesse

antonyms for expedience

MOST RELEVANT
  • ignorance
  • bad manners
  • impoliteness
  • rudeness
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      How to use expedience in a sentence

      Now this expedience is the desideratum to be sought, either without the experience of means, or with that experience.
      THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENT DISCONTENTSEDMUND BURKE
      But expedience and right are as far asunder, in truth, as is the distance from pole to pole.
      SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME I (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
      Now this expedience is the desideratum, to be sought either without the experience of means or with that experience.
      THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. VII. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
      Every consideration of justice, expedience, and necessity, calls for such a grant.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 63, NO. 392, JUNE, 1848VARIOUS
      Parliament has declared the expedience of these lines by having passed the bills for their formation.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 63, NO. 392, JUNE, 1848VARIOUS
      And thus it was decided, after some indecisive fashion, that their client should be sounded as to the expedience of a compromise.
      LADY ANNAANTHONY TROLLOPE
      Probably comes from Beating The Crowd, never seeing individuals, just the mass—the enemy of expedience.
      DOWN AND OUT IN THE MAGIC KINGDOMCORY DOCTOROW
      Depth of the stitch into the material varies considerably—an indication of expedience rather than ornamentation.
      A BURIAL CAVE IN BAJA CALIFORNIAWILLIAM C. MASSEY
      The ceremony itself is dispatched with expedience and rapidity, yet without any semblance whatever of haste.
      BOOK OF ETIQUETTELILLIAN EICHLER
      The delay had been due far less to his sense of its expedience than to the tremors of his cowardice.
      THE MAN WHO WAS GOODLEONARD MERRICK
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO EXPEDIENCE

      • address
      • artfulness
      • craft
      • delicacy
      • delicatesse
      • discretion
      • expedience
      • finesse
      • negotiation
      • poise
      • politics
      • savoir-faire
      • skill
      • statecraft
      • subtlety
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