con·​scio·​na·​ble | \ ˈkän(t)-sh(ə-)nə-bəl How to pronounce conscionable (audio) \

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Examples of conscionable in a Sentence

rejecting the title of hero, he insisted that any conscionable person would have done the same thing
Recent Examples on the Web Banning Trump was the only conscionable response to January 6 – and de-platforming is proven to quash provocateurs. Holly Thomas, CNN, 12 May 2022 Of course, this was exactly why the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund was created fifteen years ago: to make the American fashion community more caring, more creative, more conscionable. Sally Singer, Vogue, 16 Oct. 2018 With the issue of guns and your stock portfolio (or just your 401(k) for that matter), the question is a conscionable one, but there's not a simple fix for most investors., 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of conscionable

1549, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for conscionable

irregular from conscience

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“Conscionable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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con·​scio·​na·​ble | \ ˈkän-chə-nə-bəl How to pronounce conscionable (audio) \

Legal Definition of conscionable

: guided by conscience : characterized by fairness and justice — compare unconscionable

Other Words from conscionable

conscionability \ ˌkän-​chə-​nə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē \ noun


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