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

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rejecting the title of hero, he insisted that any conscionable person would have done the same thing
Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Vogue’s Fashion Fund Turns 15! Looking Back on the Prize That Changed American Style," 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., "Women Are Worried They're Investing In Guns," 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 Feb. 2020.

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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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