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Conscience

Meanings and phrases

conscience

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions; scruples; moral sense; sense of right and wrong
  2. conformity to one's own sense of right conduct
  3. a feeling of shame when you do something immoral

conscience money

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. payment made voluntarily to reduce guilt over dishonest dealings

guilty conscience

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense; guilt; guilt feelings; guilt trip

voice of conscience

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an inner voice that judges your behavior; wee small voice; small voice

prisoner of conscience

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 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.

freedom of conscience

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 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.

social conscience

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 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.

prisoners of conscience

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At least 18 prisoners of conscience remained in detention at the end of the year.
  • Amnesty International declared both Ferrer brothers to be prisoners of conscience.
  • Amnesty International described the three as prisoners of conscience and urged their release.
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