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unconscionable
(adj)
un-CON-shǝ-nǝ-bǝl
Meaning

ethically indefensible; immoral

1st Sample Sentence

After they fired on the rioters with rubber bullets, the police were criticized for an unconscionable use of force.

Root

un (English)#con (with, thoroughly)#scire (to know) (Latin)

Synonyms

ignoble, odious, reprehensible, sordid, unconscionable

Antonyms

irreproachable

Mnemonics

unconscionable is un + conscio + nable. and conscience means to know what is morally acceptable but unconscious means not aware of the acceptable amount and therefore the same as unconscionable.

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