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conscience

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkɒn.ʃəns/  us   /ˈkɑːn-/
C2 the part of you that judges how moral your own actions are and makes you feel guilty about bad things that you have done or things you feel responsible for: a guilty conscience a question/matter of conscience You didn't do anything wrong - you should have a clear conscience (= not feel guilty). My conscience would really trouble me if I wore a fur coat. He's got no conscience at all (= does not feel guilty) about leaving me to do the housework.
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in Arabic ضَمير…
in Korean 양심…
in Malaysian hati nurani…
in French conscience…
in Turkish vicdan…
in Italian coscienza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 良心, 良知…
in Russian совесть…
in Polish sumienie…
in Vietnamese lương tâm…
in Spanish conciencia…
in Portuguese consciência…
in Thai ความรู้สึกผิดชอบชั่วดี…
in German das Gewissen…
in Catalan consciència…
in Japanese 良心…
in Indonesian nurani…
in Chinese (Simplified) 良心, 良知…
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