HyperDic: sense_of_right_and_wrong

English > 1 sense of the expression sense of right and wrong:
NOUNmotivesense of right and wrong, conscience, scruples, moral sensemotivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
English > sense of right and wrong: 1 sense > noun 1, motive
Meaningmotivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions.
Synonymsconscience, scruples, moral sense
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

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