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unconscionable

adjective uk   /ʌnˈkɒn.ʃən.ə.bl̩/ us    /-ˈkɑːn-/ formal disapproving
An unconscionable size, amount, or length of time is too great and is unacceptable: They had both drunk an unconscionable quantity of red wine the previous night.
unconscionably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
Translations of “unconscionable”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尺寸、數量或時間)過大的,過多的,過長的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尺寸、数量或时间)过大的,过多的,过长的…
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