unconscionable


un·con·scio·na·ble

adjective \-ˈkän(t)-sh(ə-)nə-bəl\

: extremely bad, unfair, or wrong

: going far beyond what is usual or proper

Full Definition of UNCONSCIONABLE

1
:  not guided or controlled by conscience :  unscrupulous <an unconscionable villain>
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 \ˌən-ˌkän(t)-sh(ə-)nə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
un·con·scio·na·ble·ness \ˌən-ˈkän(t)-sh(ə-)nə-bəl-nəs\ noun
un·con·scio·na·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of UNCONSCIONABLE

  1. They have had to endure unconscionable delays.
  2. <an unconscionable number of errors for an important government report>

First Known Use of UNCONSCIONABLE

1565

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