1. expedience

noun. ['ɪkˈspiːdiːəns'] taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others.


  • self-seeking
  • opportunism
  • self-interest


  • generosity
  • unselfish
  • altruism
  • liability

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Rhymes with Expedience

  • disobedience
  • obedience

Sentences with expedience

1. Noun, singular or mass
Adjunct teachers may or may not be required to have prior teaching expedience.

Quotes about expedience

1. On some positions, cowardice asks the question, is it expedient? And then expedience comes along and asks the question, is it politic? Vanity asks the question, is it popular? Conscience asks the question, is it right?There comes a time when one must take the position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but he must do it because conscience tells him it is right.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

2. expedience

noun. ['ɪkˈspiːdiːəns'] the quality of being suited to the end in view.


  • vantage
  • expediency


  • inexpediency
  • disadvantage
  • unfavorableness