un conscionable

unconscionable

[uhn-kon-shuh-nuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
not guided by conscience; unscrupulous.
2.
not in accordance with what is just or reasonable: unconscionable behavior.
3.
excessive; extortionate: an unconscionable profit.

Origin:
1555–65; un-1 + conscionable

unconscionability, noun
unconscionably, adverb


3. extreme, immoderate, unwarranted, inordinate.
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unconscionable (ʌnˈkɒnʃənəbəl)
 
adj
1.  unscrupulous or unprincipled: an unconscionable liar
2.  immoderate or excessive: unconscionable demands
 
un'conscionableness
 
n
 
un'conscionably
 
adv

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unconscionable
1560s, "showing no regard for conscience," from un- (1) + now rare conscionable "conscientious" (1540s).
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