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conscionable

[ kon-shuh-nuh-buhl ]
/ ˈkɒn ʃə nə bəl /
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adjective
being in conformity with one's conscience; just.
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Origin of conscionable

1540–50; conscion- (back formation from conscions, variant of conscience, the final -s taken for plural sign) + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM conscionable

con·scion·a·ble·ness, nouncon·scion·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for conscionable

conscionable
/ (ˈkɒnʃənəbəl) /

adjective
obsolete acceptable to one's conscience

Derived forms of conscionable

conscionableness, nounconscionably, adverb

Word Origin for conscionable

C16: from conscions, obsolete form of conscience
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