- Obsolete Speed; haste.
(countable and uncountable, plural expediences)
- (uncountable) The quality of being fit or suitable to effect some desired end or the purpose intended; propriety or advisability under the particular circumstances of a case.
- Speed, haste or urgency.
- Something that is expedient.
From Old French expedience, from Late Latin expedientia, from Latin expediens.
Variant of expediency
- the quality or state of being expedient; suitability for a given purpose; appropriateness to the conditions
- the doing or consideration of what is of selfish use or advantage rather than of what is right or just; self-interest
- an expedient