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conscience/ˈkɑːnʃəns/noun
pluralconsciences
conscience
/ˈkɑːnʃəns/
noun
pluralconsciences
Learner's definition of CONSCIENCE  
: the part of the mind that makes you aware of your actions as being either morally right or wrong
[count]
— usually singular
[noncount]
— see also prisoner of conscience
[noncount]  : a feeling that something you have done is morally wrong

in (all/good) conscience

formal
◊ If you cannot do something in (all/good) conscience, you cannot do it because you think that it is morally wrong.

on your conscience

◊ If something is on your conscience, it makes you feel guilty.
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