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Synonyms for conscience

Synonyms for conscience

a sense of propriety or rightness


Synonyms for conscience

motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions

conformity to one's own sense of right conduct

a feeling of shame when you do something immoral

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In Conscience and Calling, Patrick weaves together a variety of writings on the witness of women who struggle to give voice to a more just social order in the world and the church.
Indeed, we might be reminded of the teachings of Leo XIII, that those who accept the Catholic faith in conscience are consequently obligated, in conscience, to obedience to that faith (SC, 4).
134) See Kent Greenawalt, Objections in Conscience to Medical Procedures: Does Religion Make a Difference?
If there was a conflict, the demands of conscience necessarily "trumped" obedience to this-worldly magistracy and "for every order by a magistrate there was a possible objection in conscience.
198) Sometimes the context implies that it is the conscience of a party that is in issue--as, for example, when we are told that someone has undertaken an obligation and "equity [will hold] him in conscience to that obligation," (199) or when the conduct of a party is seen as refuting a claim that the retention of funds is "against equity and good conscience".