- being in conformity with one's conscience; just.
Origin of conscionable
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Examples from the Web for conscionable
Be conscionable and faithful in performing all the labour and duty of a servant.
Conscionable practising what you know, is an excellent help to understanding, John xii.
Come, come, thou must be conscionable; great and secret service may deserve both this and a better thing.Kenilworth
Sir Walter Scott
And hereby it hath dolefully hindered the gospel, while the persecutors have silenced many worthy, conscionable preachers of it.A Christian Directory
- obsolete acceptable to one's conscience
C16: from conscions, obsolete form of conscience
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Word Origin and History for conscionable
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