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Definition of "expendability" [expendability]

  • The state or quality of being expendable. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "expendability" in a sentence
  • "The expendability is reflected in wartime casualty rates, of course, but men also die more often in work-related accidents and die earlier, on average."
  • "Among other examples of feminism's newfound expendability, abortion rights were bartered in health care negotiations; the administration talks about a "good Taliban" and "bad Taliban" strategy; and, now, Suskind takes us inside the boys' club culture of the administration itself."
  • "We witness the deep repercussions of this false expendability within our family structures and even our connections to our community."