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  1. conscience

    • IPA[ˈkän(t)SHəns]

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    • n.
      an inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one's behavior
    • noun: conscience, plural noun: consciences

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    • 1. an inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one's behavior he had a guilty conscience about his desires Ben was suffering a pang of conscience
    • n.
      money paid because of feelings of guilt, especially about a payment that one has evaded: the country regards aid as conscience money from the West

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      made uneasy by a guilty conscience: she was still conscience-stricken over her outburst

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a clause that makes concessions to the consciences of those affected by a law: Congress passed a “conscience clause” bill, which permitted any individual opposed to abortion to refuse to perform the procedure

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      by any fair or reasonable standard

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      money paid because of feelings of guilt, especially about a payment that one has evaded: the country regards aid as conscience money from the West

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a sense of responsibility or concern for the problems and injustices of society: the prisons were run by a board of people with a strong social conscience she was prompted little by social conscience

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a clause in a law providing for exemption or other allowances on the grounds of moral or ... Congress passed a ‘conscience clause’ bill, which permitted any individual or hospital opposed to abortion to refuse to perform the procedure

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      made uneasy by a guilty conscience: she was still conscience-stricken over her outburst

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈkɒnʃ(ə)ns]

    英式

    • n.
      a person's moral sense of right and wrong, viewed as acting as a guide to one's behaviour: he had a guilty conscience about his desires Ben was suffering a pang of conscience

    Oxford Dictionary