conscionable

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

Definition of conscionable

Examples of conscionable in a Sentence

  1. rejecting the title of hero, he insisted that any conscionable person would have done the same thing

Origin and Etymology of conscionable

irregular from conscience


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conscionable

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adjective con·scio·na·ble \ˈkän-chə-nə-bəl\

Legal Definition of conscionable

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

conscionability

\ˌkän-chə-nə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

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