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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·ex·pe·di·en·cy /-ən(t)si/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ex·pe·di·ence In·ex·pe·di·en·cy n. The quality or state of being inexpedient; lack of fitness; unsuitableness to the end or object; impropriety; as, the inexpedience of some measures.
    It is not the rigor but the inexpediency of laws and acts of authority which makes them tyrannical.   --Paley.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the quality of being unsuited to the end in view [syn: inexpedience]
          [ant: expedience, expedience]