- not guided by conscience; unscrupulous.
- not in accordance with what is just or reasonable: unconscionable behavior.
- excessive; extortionate: an unconscionable profit.
Origin of unconscionable
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3. extreme, immoderate, unwarranted, inordinate.
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Examples from the Web for unconscionable
You know exactly what: Barack Obama is the weakest president ever, this is unconscionable.Bowe Bergdahl Is the Right’s New Benghazi
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Both sides agree that the conditions at the slaughterhouses as well as during the journey there are unconscionable.Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse
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Veterans groups called it unconscionable to inflict cuts of any kind on a force that has endured repeated deployments.The H.M.O. That Kills Terrorists
February 27, 2014
We must look in the mirror and not be afraid to confront the unconscionable reality that is Israel's military occupation.Introducing Tzipi Livni to the Occupation
October 1, 2013
Pallone found this unconscionable, particularly in an abbreviated two-month campaign.Frank Pallone’s Uphill Fight
August 5, 2013
It is unconscionable that Khalid should misappropriate Party funds.The Book of Khalid
They seemed to be taking an unconscionable time to get there.Masterpieces of Mystery
Feasts in Fairyland occupy an unconscionable length of time.The Science of Fairy Tales
Edwin Sidney Hartland
By the way, what an unconscionable lot of letters there must be to keep him in there all this time!My Friend Smith
Talbot Baines Reed
He would have pitilessly repressed my unconscionable volubility.Faces in the Fire
Frank W. Boreham
- unscrupulous or unprincipledan unconscionable liar
- immoderate or excessiveunconscionable demands
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Word Origin and History for unconscionable
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