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See definition of expediencies on Dictionary.com
  • nounappropriateness; worth
  • nounresource
  • nounstopgap
  • nounappropriateness

synonyms for expediencies

  • practicality
  • makeshift
  • contrivance
  • expedient
  • expedience
  • make-do
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antonyms for expediencies

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  • disadvantage
  • inappropriateness
    • uselessness
    • unsuitability
    • inappropriateness
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    How to use expediencies in a sentence

    Governments are based on expediencies and changing circumstances, not on immutable principles or divine rights.
    BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
    Poor pathetic things of the fancy though his decrees may be, he cannot live without their expediencies.
    THE DEBIT ACCOUNTOLIVER ONIONS
    Our duty to agree with reality is seen to be grounded in a perfect jungle of concrete expediencies.
    PRAGMATISMWILLIAM JAMES
    Expediencies began to dim to his conscience the healthful loveliness of Truth.
    HAROLD, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
    This is for him no mere matter of expediencies or of appearances.
    THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE PHILIPPIANSROBERT RAINY
    Indeed, they are the results of various necessities and expediencies.
    SELECTIONS FROM THE SPEECHES AND WRITINGS OF EDMUND BURKEEDMUND BURKE
    Later in the day Prime brought the talk around by degrees to the expediencies.
    STRANDED IN ARCADYFRANCIS LYNDE
    The spark of self-preservation flew hither and about in search of expediencies, temporizations.
    THE DRUMS OF JEOPARDYHAROLD MACGRATH
    Principle is only another name for a proposition stating the terms of one of these larger expediencies.
    ON COMPROMISEJOHN MORLEY
    This is its true base, apart from the numerous minor expediencies which may be adduced to complete the structure of the argument.
    ON COMPROMISEJOHN MORLEY
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