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UNCONSCIONABLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does unconscionable mean? 

UNCONSCIONABLE (adjective)
  The adjective UNCONSCIONABLE has 2 senses:

1. lacking a conscience
2. greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

  Familiarity information: UNCONSCIONABLE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNCONSCIONABLE (adjective)


Sense 1unconscionable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lacking a conscience

Synonyms:

conscienceless; unconscionable

Context examples:

a conscienceless villain / brash, unprincipled, and conscienceless / an unconscionable liar

Similar:

unconscientious (not conscientious; not guided by a sense of right and wrong)


Sense 2unconscionable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

Synonyms:

exorbitant; extortionate; usurious; outrageous; steep; unconscionable

Context examples:

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

Similar:

immoderate (not within reasonable limits)


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