What does unconscionable mean?

Definitions for unconscionableʌnˈkɒn ʃə nə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unconscionable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conscienceless, unconscionable(adj)

    lacking a conscience

    "a conscienceless villain"; "brash, unprincipled, and conscienceless"; "an unconscionable liar"

  2. exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usurious(adj)

    greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

    "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usurious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending"

Wiktionary

  1. unconscionable(Adjective)

    Not conscionable; unscrupulous and lacking principles or conscience.

  2. unconscionable(Adjective)

    Excessive, imprudent or unreasonable.

    The effective rate of interest was unconscionable, but not legally usurious.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unconscionable(adj)

    not conscionable; not conforming to reason; unreasonable; exceeding the limits of any reasonable claim or expectation; inordinate; as, an unconscionable person or demand; unconscionable size

  2. Unconscionable(adj)

    not guided by, or conformed to, conscience

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unconscionable

    un-kon′shun-a-bl, adj. not conformable to conscience: unreasonable: inordinate.—n. Uncon′scionableness.—adv. Uncon′scionably.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unconscionable in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unconscionable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chaplain Wes Modder:

    His five-page letter of complaint was unconscionable, it was insulting and devastating.

  2. Chaplain Modder:

    His five-page letter of complaint was unconscionable, it was insulting and it was devastating. I felt I discriminated against.

  3. Mario Diaz-Balart:

    President Obama's actions are an unconscionable betrayal of America's fundamental values and a profound insult to the oppressed Cuban people.

  4. Chaplain Modder:

    His five page letter of complaint was unconscionable, he said I had a behavioral pattern of being anti-discriminatory of same sex orientation.

  5. Melinda Quintos:

    The ban on media coverage of the trial is an unconscionable assault on press freedom -- the very right, so crucial to the state of democracy in this country.

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Translations for unconscionable

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • skrupellos, unverhältnismäßig, unverschämtGerman
  • kohtuuton, hillitönFinnish
  • gewetenloos, excessief, onbillijk, overdrevenDutch
  • бессовестныйRussian
  • överdriven, omåttligSwedish
  • 過度的Chinese

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