Unconscionable

Un*con"scion*a*ble

(n*kn"shn**b'l), a. 1. Not conscionable; exceeding the limits of any reasonable claim or expectation; not conforming to reason; unreasonable; inordinate; extravagant; as, an unconscionable person or demand; unconscionable size.
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Which use of reason, most reasonless and unconscionable, is the utmost that any tyrant ever pretended.
Milton.
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His giantship is gone somewhat crestfallen,
Stalking with less unconscionable strides.
Milton.
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2. Not guided by, or conformed to, conscience; that cannot be done in good conscience; as, unconscionable profits.
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Ungenerous as well as unconscionable practices.
South.
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-- Un*con"scion*a*ble*ness, n. -- Un*con"scion*a*bly, adv.
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