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unconscionable

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adjective un·con·scio·na·ble \-ˈkän(t)-sh(ə-)nə-bəl\

Simple Definition of unconscionable

  • : extremely bad, unfair, or wrong

  • : going far beyond what is usual or proper

Full Definition of unconscionable

  1. 1 :  not guided or controlled by conscience :  unscrupulous <an unconscionable villain>

  2. 2 a :  excessive, unreasonable <found an unconscionable number of defects in the car> b :  shockingly unfair or unjust <unconscionable sales practices>

un·con·scio·na·bil·i·ty play \ˌən-ˌkän(t)-sh(ə-)nə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
un·con·scio·na·ble·ness play \ˌən-ˈkän(t)-sh(ə-)nə-bəl-nəs\ noun
un·con·scio·na·bly play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of unconscionable

  1. They have had to endure unconscionable delays.

  2. <an unconscionable number of errors for an important government report>



1565

First Known Use of unconscionable

1565



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