unconscionability

noun
un·​con·​scio·​na·​bil·​i·​ty | \ ˌən-ˌkän-chə-nə-ˈbi-lə-tē How to pronounce unconscionability (audio) \

Legal Definition of unconscionability

1 : the state or condition of being unconscionable the issue of unconscionability is to be decided by the court— J. D. Calamari and J. M. Perillo — see also procedural unconscionability, substantive unconscionability
2 : a doctrine in contract law: a court may grant relief from or deny enforcement of all or part of a contract if it is found to be unconscionable

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“Unconscionability.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/unconscionability. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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