procedural unconscionability

noun

Legal Definition of procedural unconscionability

: unconscionability that derives from the process of making a contract rather than from inherent unfairness or unreasonableness in the terms of the contract — compare substantive unconscionability

Note: Procedural unconscionability is based on factors, such as consumer ignorance or a great deal of unexplained fine print, that serve to deprive a party of a meaningful choice.

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