Nouns (1)

expedient
n. a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one

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Adjectives (1)

expedient
adj. serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"

Fuzzynyms (19)

good, beneficial
adj. promoting or enhancing well-being; "an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries"; "the beneficial effects of a temperate climate"; "the experience was good for her"
advisable
adj. worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise; "such action is neither necessary nor advisable"; "extreme caution is advisable"; "it is advisable to telephone first"
right, proper
adj. appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs; "everything in its proper place"; "the right man for the job"; "she is not suitable for the position"
helpful
adj. providing assistance or serving a useful function
intelligent
adj. having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the universe?"; "an intelligent question"
opportune
adj. suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose; "an opportune place to make camp"; "an opportune arrival"
worldly-wise
adj. experienced in and wise to the ways of the world
proper
adj. marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners"
comme il faut, seemly, decorous, decent, comely, becoming
adj. according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"
timely
adj. before a time limit expires; "the timely filing of his income tax return"
proper
adj. marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners"
helpful
adj. of service or assistance; "a child who is helpful around the house can save the mother many steps"

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Antonyms (3)

disadvantageous
adj. constituting a disadvantage
inexpedient
adj. not suitable or advisable; "an inexpedient tactic"
impractical
adj. not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters; "refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense"; "he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work"; "an impractical solution"

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