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Unconscionable

In law, describing anything that violates or ought to violate one's conscience. An unconscionable act is unenforceable by a court. For example, a court may rule a contract invalid because its provisions so obviously favor one party that it becomes unconscionable.
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There are also some colour photographs of teachers and students, more yearbook than textbook, which replace the monochrome classroom shots that dated the previous edition, and this surely adds unconscionably to the cost.
Poets would be unconscionably immodest if they weren't liars.
Actually, I think your dealer is acting unconscionably by telling you it's not happening -- and by sending you back on the roads without attempting to fix it.
But those options should not include the short-term loans at unconscionably high interest that trap borrowers in what Merkley rightly has described as a "ferocious vortex" of debt.
Of course, restoring rivers for recreational fishing is a ridiculously inefficient way to feed people and "playing" them on barbed hooks is unconscionably cruel.
It's hard to know whether Serageldin's sentence was compassionately lenient, as it seems when compared with Clary's, or unconscionably harsh when one con-siders how many other Wall Street bankers are continuing to draw obscene salaries when they were undoubtedly guilty of the same or much, much, much worse.
As the economic pressures of airline deregulation evolved, the wages have sagged and are unconscionably low at the bottom.
"Mrs Nugent has now made it clear that she does not intend to leave the farm to David on her death," said the judge, who added: "David says that Mrs Nugent is acting unconscionably and that the court has power to intervene on his behalf - even in Mrs Nugent's lifetime".
In any event, the fact that a bunch of Niagara Falls miscreants allow pit bulls to breed unconscionably and roam the city streets and permit cats they adopt to go astray and turn feral, are costing the people of Niagara Falls plenty.
After several decades of mistrust and miscommunication, building confidence on both sides will be an enormous challenge, but the cost of abandoning negotiations is unconscionably high.
We also heard plenty about how his ego, his stubbornness, even his messy personal life--the Globe and Mail unconscionably pumped that in the third paragraph of its mammoth obit.
Given its seemingly obvious title, it took me an unconscionably long time to associate Helen Marten's Peanuts, 2012, with Charlie Brown and pals, never mind to hit online on Linus's disquisition regarding the uniformly compelling nature of all things and the translatability of overrefined carbs into vim and vigor.