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Procedural Unconscionability

procedural unconscionability n

: unconscionability that derives from the process of making a contract rather than from inherent unfairness or unreasonableness in the terms of the contract compare substantive unconscionability NOTE: Procedural unconscionability is based on factors, such as consumer ignorance or a great deal of unexplained fine print, that serve to deprive a party of a meaningful choice.



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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