Synonyms of 'conscience'
1 principlesDictionary, scruples, moral sense
I have battled with my conscience over whether I should send this letter or not.
sense of right and wrong
still small voice
2 guiltDictionary, shame, regret
She was suffering terrible pangs of conscience about what she had done.
idiomin all conscience
Conscience: the inner voice which warns us that someone may be looking– A Little Book in C Major]
Thus conscience does make cowards of us all– Hamlet]
Conscience is thoroughly well-bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it
A guilty conscience needs no accuser
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The next day he'd be full of contrition for hurting her.
He has no regrets about retiring.
Remorse is a strong feeling of sadness and regret about something wrong that you have done.
He has shown no remorse for his actions.
Thesaurus for conscience from the Collins English Thesaurus
Conscience is doing what you believe is right even though it might be unpopular , difficult , or dangerous .