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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·con·scio·na·ble /-ˈkɑn(t)ʃ(ə)nəbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·con·scion·a·ble a.
 1. Not conscionable; exceeding the limits of any reasonable claim or expectation; not conforming to reason; unreasonable; inordinate; extravagant; as, an unconscionable person or demand; unconscionable size.
    Which use of reason, most reasonless and unconscionable, is the utmost that any tyrant ever pretended.   --Milton.
 His giantship is gone somewhat crestfallen,
 Stalking with less unconscionable strides.   --Milton.
 2. Not guided by, or conformed to, conscience; that cannot be done in good conscience; as, unconscionable profits.
    Ungenerous as well as unconscionable practices.   --South.
 -- Un*con*scion*a*ble*ness, n. -- Un*con*scion*a*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lacking a conscience; "a conscienceless villain"; "brash,
             unprincipled, and conscienceless"; "an unconscionable
             liar" [syn: conscienceless]
      2: greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation;
         "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an
         outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usorious interest
         rate"; "unconscionable spending" [syn: exorbitant, extortionate,
          outrageous, steep, usurious]