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

 in·ex·pe·di·ent /-ənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not suitable or advisable; "an inexpedient tactic" [ant: expedient]
      2: not appropriate to the purpose [syn: unwise]