- not guided or restrained by conscience; unscrupulous
- unreasonable, excessive, or immoderate
- not fair or just; outrageous: unconscionable demands
The definition of unconscionable is outrageous or unreasonable.
An example of unconscionable is a boyfriend who punches his girlfriend in the face during a dinner party; an unconscionable action.
- Deserving of moral condemnation: committed an unconscionable act.
- Beyond reason; excessive: an unconscionable price.
unconscionable - Legal Definition
So harmful to the interests of one of the parties to an agreement or contract as to make that paper unenforceable and, therefore, null and void.
- If it was up to them, the kids would be in a foster home, a fate Jessi found unconscionable.
- On the law under the act of 1900 see Hastings's Law relating to Moneylenders and Unconscionable Bargains; and Edmondson's Moneylenders Act 1900.
- Mineptah was one of the most unconscionable usurpers of the monuments of his predecessors, including those of his own father, who, it must be admitted, had set him the example.
- In England the lessons of experience have shown that the abuses of this business are best regulated by a system of registration coupled with relief to debtors against harsh and unconscionable bargains.
- The act is not confined to providing for the registration of moneylenders and for the reopening of harsh and unconscionable bargains.