(Phrases). Much ado about nothing; much cry and little wool.
(Adverbs). Uselessly, etc., to no purpose.
Expedience (Substantives), expediency, fitness, suitableness, suitability, aptness, aptitude, appropriateness, pertinence, seasonableness 134, adaptation, congruity, consonance 23, convenience, eligibility, applicability, seemliness, rightness.
(Verbs). To be expedient, etc.
To suit, fit, square with, adapt itself to, agree with, consort with, accord with, tally with, conform with, go with, do for.
(Adjectives). Expedient, fit, fitting, worth while, suitable, applicable, eligible, apt, appropriate, adapted, proper, advisable, desirable, pertinent, congruous, seemly, consonant, becoming, meet, due, consentaneous, congenial, well-timed, pat, seasonable, opportune, apropos, befitting, happy, felicitous, auspicious, acceptable, etc., convenient, commodious, right.
(Phrases). Being just the thing; being as well; oper pretium est.
Inconvenience, incommodiousness, incommodity, discommodity, disadvantage.
Inefficacy, inefficiency, inadequacy.
(Verbs). To be inexpedient, etc., to embarrass, cumber, lumber, handicap, etc.
(Adjectives). Inexpedient, disadvantageous, unprofitable, unfit, unfitting, unsuitable, amiss, improper, unapt, inept, unadvisable, ineligible, objectionable, inadmissible, unseemly, inopportune, unseasonable, inefficient, inefficacious, inadequate.
Inconvenient, incommodious, in the way, cumbrous, cumbersome, lumbering, unwieldy, unmanageable, awkward, clumsy.
Goodness (Substantives), excellence, value, worth, price, preciousness, estimation, rareness, exquisiteness; masterpiece, chef-d'uvre.
Superexcellence, superiority, supereminence, transcendence, perfection 650, élite.
Mediocrity651,innocuousness, harmlessness, inoffensiveness.
(Verbs). To be good, etc.; to be superior, etc., to excel, transcend, top, vie, emulate 708.
To be middling, etc. 651; to pass, to do.
(Phrases). To challenge comparison; probatum est; to pass muster; to speak well for.
To produce good, benefit, etc., to benefit, to be beneficial, etc., to confer a benefit, etc., to improve 658.
(Adjectives). Harmless, innocuous, innoxious, unoffending, inoffensive, unobjectionable.
Good, beneficial, valuable, estimable, serviceable, advantageous, precious, favourable, palmary, felicitous, propitious.
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