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What is the opposite of expedient?

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Adjective
Opposite of beneficial or being of advantage in a given circumstance
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Opposite of appropriate or suitable in the circumstances
Adjective
Opposite of fortunate, as if through divine involvement
Adjective
Opposite of advantageous, or providing benefit
Adjective
Opposite of serving as a temporary or short-term means or measure
Adjective
Opposite of that can be done in practice
“I am overawed by their brilliance, in what once must have been seen as an impossible task.”
Adjective
Opposite of quick, acting without delay
“The chiefs advanced at a tardy pace, followed in successive ranks by their vassal captains, and personal attendants.”
Adjective
Opposite of reliable and unfailing
“Your lack of empathy is a testament to your flawed virtue, of which you should be ashamed.”
Adjective
Opposite of practical, concerned with making decisions and actions that are useful in practice, not just theory
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Opposite of attempting to achieve one's goals by unscrupulous scheming
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Opposite of created or done in an improvised manner or as necessary
Noun
Opposite of a means of attaining an end, especially one that is convenient but possibly improper or immoral
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Opposite of a crafty, and typically underhanded, means to achieve one's aims
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Opposite of a plan or scheme to achieve a given effect or aim
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Opposite of an action or means producing a particular effect
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Opposite of a temporary way of dealing with a problem or satisfying a need
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(archaic) Opposite of an ingenious or devious device or stratagem
Noun
Opposite of a strategy worked out in advance to achieve a goal
“I had to rely on improvisation as I was given very little to work with during my presentation.”
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Opposite of the medium, method, or instrument used to obtain a result or achieve an end
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Opposite of a reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
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