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Sunday, January 25, 2009

Definitions for unconscionable

  1. not influenced or guided by conscience
  2. very great

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Citations for unconscionable
Hastert also took aim at the rich pay package for Exxon Mobil Corp.'s retired chief executive, which he called "unconscionable." Steven Mufson and Timothy Dwyer, The Washington Post
THE U.S. SUPREME Court on Wednesday executed an unconscionable U-turn on abortion, upholding a restrictive federal law that is virtually indistinguishable from a Nebraska statute it struck down only seven years ago. , LA Times
Origin of unconscionable
1555-1565
by 1570, "showing no regard for conscience," from un- (1) + now rare conscionable "conscientious" (1549), from conscioned "having a conscience."
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