expedience (part of speech: noun)
- So that Dickey had considerably modified his views as to the desirability of Mrs. Hackit's kisses. - "Scenes of Clerical Life", George Eliot.
- After which he suggested to the shepherd the desirability of his remaining silent about the affairs of the night, so far as regarded Margaret and himself, and enforced his argument with the present of half a sovereign. - "Greene Ferne Farm", Richard Jefferies.
- And let me tell you that I am going at once to Lady Shuttleworth and shall recommend to her most serious consideration the extreme desirability of removing you, sir. - "The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight", Elizabeth von Arnim.