Bedeutung von “conscience” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈkɒnʃəns/
Extra Examples
My conscience wouldn't let me keep the money.He has absolutely no conscience.He's still wrestling with his conscience.If I let him down I'd have to live with that on my conscience.Let your conscience be your guide.

[ C, U ] the part of you that makes you feel guilty when you have behaved badly:

a guilty conscience
My conscience is clear (= I do not feel guilty) because I've done nothing wrong.
be on your conscience

If something is on your conscience, it is making you feel guilty:

I don't want to have someone's death on my conscience.

(Definition von “conscience” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)