Unconformable Un`con*form"a*ble, a. 1. Not conformable; not agreeable; not conforming. [1913 Webster]

Moral evil is an action unconformable to it [the rule of our duty]. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]

2. (Geol.) Not conformable; not lying in a parallel position; as, unconformable strata. [1913 Webster] -- {Un`con*form"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Un`con*form"a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • unconformableness — unconformˈableness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑unconformable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unconformability — Un con*form a*bil i*ty, n. 1. The quality or state of being unconformable; unconformableness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) Lack of parallelism between one series of strata and another, especially when due to a disturbance of the position of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unconformable — adj. 1 not conformable or conforming. 2 (of rock strata) not having the same direction of stratification. 3 hist. not conforming to the provisions of the Act of Uniformity. Derivatives: unconformableness n. unconformably adv. unconformity n …   Useful english dictionary

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