HyperDic: conscience

English > 3 senses of the word conscience:
NOUNmotiveconscience, scruples, moral sense, sense of right and wrongmotivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
attributeconscienceconformity to one's own sense of right conduct
feelingconsciencea feeling of shame when you do something immoral
conscience > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nshahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > conscience: 3 senses > noun 1, motive
Meaningmotivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions.
Synonymsscruples, moral sense, sense of right and wrong
Narrowersense of shame, sense of dutyA motivating awareness of ethical responsibility
superego(psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience
wee small voice, small voice, voice of conscienceAn inner voice that judges your behavior
Broaderethical motive, ethics, morals, moralitymotivation based on ideas of right and wrong
Spanishconciencia, consciencia, sentido del bien y del mal
Catalanconsciència, sentit del bé i del mal
English > conscience: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningconformity to one's own sense of right conduct.
Example"a person of unflagging conscience"
NarrowerconscientiousnessThe quality of being in accord / accord with the dictates of conscience
unconscientiousnessThe quality of being willing / willing to ignore the dictates of conscience
Broadermoralityconcern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong
Spanishconciencia
Catalanconsciència
Adjectivesconscientiousguided by or in accordance with conscience or sense of right and wrong
English > conscience: 3 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningA feeling of shame when you do something immoral.
Example"he has no conscience about his cruelty"
BroadershameA painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
Spanishconciencia
Adjectivesconscientiousguided by or in accordance with conscience or sense of right and wrong

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