Part of speech: noun

The faculty which distinguishes between right and wrong; moral sense.

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Usage examples "conscience":

  1. Upon my conscience, I wonder the dogs did not hunt you. - "The Adventures of Roderick Random", Tobias Smollett.
  2. He has no conscience at all to think of a gal of nineteen! - "Jack Tier or The Florida Reef", James Fenimore Cooper.
  3. I thought I could not in conscience keep her in this place any longer. - "The Autobiography of Madame Guyon", Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon.