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Synonyms for unconscionable

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lacking scruples or principles

vastly exceeding a normal limit, as in cost

Synonyms for unconscionable

lacking a conscience

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greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

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This much seems clear: slavery contracts, like all abusive labor contracts, make the slave unconscionably vulnerable to the choices of the slaveholder; they set up the slave for wrongful treatment; they create an exploitative relationship.
The list goes on: a health-care system that places 40 million-plus Americans a severe illness away from bankruptcy, an education system that still leaves millions of children behind, and a punitive criminal justice infrastructure that incarcerates offenders at a scandalous rate and unconscionably executes those it deems especially guilty.
Moonlight accentuated the sharp, rocky relief of jagged edges and projecting dense shadows--the forbidding topography of a high continent, remote, unconscionably cold, and unattainable.
For the better part of a century--from Woodrow Wilson to James MacGregor Bums to Lloyd Cutler--liberals had the same complaint: that the separation of powers resulted in government deadlock or gridlock, thereby foolishly and unconscionably retarding the nation's forward progress.
He told MPs: "People are dying by the score and the regime are unconscionably holding up the supply of aid.
Mr Miliband said: "As we debate here, people are dying by the score in Burma and the Burmese regime are unconscionably holding up the supply of aid.
It is unconscionably patronizing to say that the peoples of poor countries desperately want material progress but cannot achieve it without alms or gifts from us.
That is not only sad, it is unconscionably bad stewardship.
Two things are guaranteed: the auctions are fixed, and the value will be unconscionably low," said Amsterdam.
4 million sport utility vehicles after General Motors' technicians discovered they consume unconscionably high quantities of fuel.
Why the so-called Middle East conflict endures after more than half a century is because the strong party is unconscionably greedy and the weak party is constitutionally incapable of being submissive or forgetting its dispossession.
Not only does Mason depict Pangloss as unconscionably parsimonious and self-centered, he also blames him for the drowning of the kindly Dutch Anabaptist Jacques, calling him "a menace when his recourse to quietist passivity results in Jacques's death" (77).
She provides a hypothetical doctrine of unconscionably constructed contracts and discusses cases concerning Fleetwood Mac, Gilbert O'Sullivan, and George Michael, among others.