1 the quality of being suited to the end in view [syn: expediency] [ant: inexpedience, inexpedience]
2 taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others [syn: opportunism, self-interest, self-seeking]
- Speed or urgency
- Something that is expedient.
advantageousness, agreeableness, appropriateness, auspiciousness, beneficialness, benevolence, benignity, chargedness, class, cogency, convenience, criticality, crucialness, desert, excellence, fairness, favorableness, felicitousness, fineness, first-rateness, fitness, fittingness, goodliness, goodness, grace, healthiness, helpfulness, kindness, loadedness, meetness, merit, niceness, opportuneness, pleasantness, pregnancy, profitableness, propitiousness, propriety, quality, rewardingness, rightness, ripeness, seasonableness, skillfulness, soundness, suitability, superiority, timeliness, usefulness, validity, value, virtue, virtuousness, wholeness, worth