Definition of


  1. (noun, attribute) taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others
  2. (noun, attribute) the quality of being suited to the end in view

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Antonyms of Expedience


Alternate forms of Expedience

Derivations: expedient

Hypernyms: advantage, selfishness, vantage

Origin of the word Expedience

  1. mid-15c., "advantage, benefit," from O.Fr. expedience, from L.L. expedientia, from expedientem (see expedient). Related: Expediency. more

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