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Our collective challenge is to nurture a sense of moral conscience in future generations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So can we wear cut-price party dresses with a clear conscience? Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are low calorie and have a caramel flavour, so they taste as good as your conscience feels. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He added:'My conscience is clear. The Sun (2016)If you try to ease your guilty conscience by telling her what happened, she will be miserable and it will almost certainly put paid to your friendship. The Sun (2017)She told the court:'I acted with trust and with a clear conscience with the only intention of defending the public interest. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I have to go to my house with my conscience clear that I gave my all. The Sun (2016)This is certainly true of beliefs in the importance of freedom of conscience. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)He wanted to clear his conscience before he dies. The Sun (2015)They are displaying an alarming lack of social conscience. Times, Sunday Times (2008)More like to blot out his guilty conscience. The Sun (2009)The latter should follow conscience and international law to deliver help where it is needed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It appears that a conscience is actually good for business. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Because religious freedom is a foundational freedom of conscience. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He can therefore slow down with a clear conscience. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Their lack of conscience helps them a great deal. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Is this the gift of a guilty conscience? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It might make your conscience feel better but how would it make your girlfriend feel? The Sun (2015)Racing has all this on its conscience right now, and it should be weighing heavy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You don't need much of a social conscience to know this is wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Managers apparently have neither imagination, creativity nor a moral conscience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's for a lot of different things such as prisoners of conscience and human rights. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He has a conscience, he knows right from wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Good for the conscience, but what are they like? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Life's pressures weigh less heavily on those who genuinely have no conscience or guilt, the pathologist told me. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'conscience'
British English: conscience /ˈkɒnʃəns/ NOUN
Your conscience is the part of your mind that tells you if what you are doing is wrong. If you have a guilty conscience, or if you have something on your conscience, you feel guilty because you know you have done something wrong.
I started paying attention to my conscience.
- American English: conscience
- Arabic: ضَمِير
- Brazilian Portuguese: consciência
- Chinese: 良心
- Croatian: savjest
- Czech: svědomí
- Danish: samvittighed
- Dutch: geweten
- European Spanish: conciencia moral
- Finnish: omatunto
- French: conscience
- German: Gewissen
- Greek: συνείδηση
- Italian: coscienza
- Japanese: 良心
- Korean: 양심
- Norwegian: samvittighet
- Polish: sumienie
- European Portuguese: consciência
- Romanian: conștiință
- Russian: совесть
- Spanish: conciencia
- Swedish: samvete
- Thai: ความรู้สึกผิดชอบชั่วดี
- Turkish: vicdan
- Ukrainian: сумління
- Vietnamese: lương tâm
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