Thesaurus / inexpedient
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Then he conclusively proves the first impracticable and the second inexpedient.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
It is perhaps inexpedient that the new machine should be seen of the old.
DROSSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
My service is of such a nature that it is inexpedient for him to receive me openly.
THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
But considerations of rank made the appointment inexpedient, and "Mad Anthony" Wayne was named instead.
THE OLD NORTHWESTFREDERIC AUSTIN OGG
For this reason it is inexpedient for earthlings to fix their eyes on those who dwell in very high places.
KAI LUNG'S GOLDEN HOURSERNEST BRAMAH
The business under discussion happened to be Barney's, but it would have been inexpedient for him to attend the meeting in person.
GONE FISHINGJAMES H. SCHMITZ
Something similar to this period of quiet observation, might not be inexpedient for a noviciate in society.
ADVICE TO A YOUNG MAN UPON FIRST GOING TO OXFORDEDWARD BERENS
Other papers had been given to the pages of scientific journals, and their reprint was inexpedient.
This was a reckless assumption, indicative of a shocking disbelief in human nature; an inexpedient conclusion.
THE SIEGE OF KIMBERLEYT. PHELAN
He feels that it is inexpedient to communicate truth publicly, especially that of a religious kind.
HISTORY OF THE INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPE, VOLUME I (OF 2)JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER
WORDS RELATED TO INEXPEDIENT
- below par
- can't make the grade
- laid low
- not fit
- out of element
- out of place
- out of shape
- a bit previous
- badly timed
- bright and early
- early bird
- early on
- too early
- too late
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