[ kon-shuh-nuh-buh l ]
/ ˈkɒn ʃə nə bəl /
being in conformity with one's conscience; just.
, conscientious objection
, conscientious objector
, conscious uncoupling
, consciousness raising
Origin of conscionable
(back formation from conscions,
variant of conscience
, the final -s
taken for plural sign) + -able
Related formscon·scion·a·ble·ness, nouncon·scion·a·bly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for conscionable
Come, come, thou must be conscionable; great and secret service may deserve both this and a better thing.
Be conscionable and faithful in performing all the labour and duty of a servant.
And hereby it hath dolefully hindered the gospel, while the persecutors have silenced many worthy, conscionable preachers of it.
Conscionable practising what you know, is an excellent help to understanding, John xii.
British Dictionary definitions for conscionable
obsolete acceptable to one's conscience
Derived Formsconscionableness, nounconscionably, adverb
Word Origin for conscionable
C16: from conscions, obsolete form of conscience
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