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conscience

US [ˈkɑnʃəns]
UK [ˈkɒnʃ(ə)ns]
  • n.良心;良知;内疚;愧疚
  • Web第三类法庭;道德心;没有良心
Plural Form:consciences  
conscience
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n.
1.
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良心;良知the part of your mind that tells you whether your actions are right or wrong
to have a clear/guilty conscience(= to feel that you have done right/wrong)
问心无愧╱有愧
This is a matter of individual conscience(= everyone must make their own judgement about it) .
这关系到个人的良知。
He won't let it trouble his conscience.
他不会让这件事搞得自己良心不安的。
2.
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内疚;愧疚a guilty feeling about sth you have done or failed to do
She was seized by a sudden pang of conscience.
她突然感到一阵内疚。
I have a terrible conscience about it.
我对此事深感愧疚。
3.
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凭良心the fact of behaving in a way that you feel is right even though this may cause problems
freedom of conscience(= the freedom to do what you believe to be right)
凭良心行事的自由
Emilia is the voice of conscience in the play.
埃米莉亚在这出戏中是良知的代言人。

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