Entry from British & World English dictionary
Involving or based on what is expedient: an expediential policy
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- Timing itself is critical: a war or violent event in itself enhances the expediental ethic and leads to callousness.
- Fontinell deplores the misconceptions of Pragmatism which characterize the movement as “a kind of unfeeling, unprincipled, non-idealistic, expediental response to human problems”.
- Action is an effort to produce certain consequences and is therefore essentially expediential.
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