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[ US /ənˈkɑnʃənəbəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ʌnkˈɒnʃənəbə‍l/ ]
  1. greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    unconscionable spending
    spends an outrageous amount on entertainment
    exorbitant rent
    extortionate prices
    usurious interest rate
  2. lacking a conscience
    brash, unprincipled, and conscienceless
    a conscienceless villain
    an unconscionable liar
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How To Use unconscionable In A Sentence

  • Yet what's truly gripping is the account of crofting life under the brutal and unconscionable feudal system. Times, Sunday Times
  • They had both drunk an unconscionable quantity of red wine the previous night.
  • Of course contracts induced by fraud or misrepresentation or contracts which are unconscionable bargains are voidable rather than void but, in the absence of third party reliance, that cannot constitute a difference of principle.
  • I think what makes the movie so resonant is how the unconscionable behavior of some characters and sections of the society at large isn't quite as far-fetched as you might initially think. Archive 2010-06-01
  • For a family to be put through such tragedy and emotional upheaval twice unconscionable.
  • The obstacles in the way to achieve such benefits, with cleaner fuels, continue to include a compromised political will coupled with unconscionable corporate conduct.
  • What I think it will do is poison the atmosphere in the American scientific and academic community in a way which is absolutely unconscionable.
  • The problem is that the old party is an unconscionable time a-dying, which prompts Kemp to utter outrageous one-liners.
  • Where the ground relied on is unconscionable conduct in a foreign court the principle of comity requires that the jurisdiction be exercised only with great caution.
  • It is unconscionable to be at this juncture and not go all the way to establishing a system that emancipates humanity from the tyranny of our nation's for-profit health care system. Printing: Now, Let's Get the Health Care Job Done!
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