In·ex·pe·di·ent a. 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.
If it was not unlawful, yet it was highly inexpedient to use those ceremonies. --Bp. Burnet.
Syn: -- Unwise; impolitic; imprudent; indiscreet; unprofitable; inadvisable; disadvantageous.
adj 1: not suitable or advisable; "an inexpedient tactic" [ant: expedient]
2: not appropriate to the purpose [syn: unwise]