opportunism definition

  • noun:
    • The taking of possibilities; especially the training of pursuing instant benefit from a predicament without taking into consideration the long haul
    • The art or rehearse of using opportunities or circumstances, or of seeking immediate benefit with little respect for ultimate consequences.
    • The concepts or practices of opportunists, in virtually any sense of that word; quickness to understand favorable opportunities and to alter your conduct or plan in accordance with all of them; in a poor good sense, the sacrifice of persistence and axioms to policy.
    • using options without regard for the consequences for other individuals

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