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Meanings and phrases
- motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions; scruples; moral sense; sense of right and wrong
- conformity to one's own sense of right conduct
- a feeling of shame when you do something immoral
- payment made voluntarily to reduce guilt over dishonest dealings
- remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense; guilt; guilt feelings; guilt trip
- Amnesty protested the sentence and designated him a prisoner of conscience.
- During his imprisonment, Amnesty International designated Pai a prisoner of conscience.
- Amnesty International protested the sentence, designating Davoodi a prisoner of conscience.
- Civil equality is compatible with, and indeed promotes, freedom of conscience."
- The court cited the Article 25 of the Constitution, which guarantees right to freedom of conscience, while passing the verdict.
- While broadly supporting Protestant freedom of conscience, Gerdes drew a line in his attacks on the Mennonite minister Johannes Stinstra.
- De Haven says he was aiming for his hero to develop a social conscience during the Great Depression.
- Hays' social conscience was ignited when at age five he witnessed public lynchings of African-Americans.
- Leo has been touted as a "shameful opportunist" and "ruthless" in comparison to David who harbours a social conscience.