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noun as in moral sense

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You’ve focused a lot on the soul and conscience of Mediabrands.

From Digiday

He wonders whether next season he will be able to win his job back or whether the state of the virus will have improved enough for him to return with a clear conscience.

If Republicans have genuinely relocated their fiscal consciences, they’ll listen.

She is a rapper with a conscience, and she’s not going away.

From Ozy

Don’t know if this is the answer you were looking for, but it’s the only one I can give in good conscience.

From Ozy

Instead, straighten your civic backbone and push back in clear conscience.

Better to be a beggar in freedom,” he cried out, “than to be forced into compromises against my conscience.

Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Oskar Schindler—these names come readily to mind when we think of heroes of conscience.

As you put it, “letting some business owners exercise their conscience would cause no harm to gays.”

“Nothing in this country of good conscience has ever happened without protest,” he said.

She reached forward to it in ecstasy; but she might not enjoy it, save at the price which her conscience exacted.

In this way it will be managed with less offense and with more ease to the conscience than now.

My conscience importuned me to tell her bluntly that they would only come into Walsh feet first.

That he might lose his head and 'introduce an element of sex' was conscience confessing that it had been already introduced.

But the conscience of Louis was at rest; and he soon found that "man does not live by bread alone!"


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conscience, such as: shame, censor, compunction, demur, duty, and morals.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.