Conscionable definition

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Acceptable or permissible according to conscience.

The debate over whether capital punishment is conscionable.

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Conscientious; principled.
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Acceptable or permissible according to conscience.

The debate over whether capital punishment is conscionable.

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Conscientious; principled.
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In accordance with conscience; defensible; proper.
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Origin of conscionable

  • Obsolete conscions (variant of conscience) –able

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Obsolete conscions (variant of conscience) –able

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition