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noun 
  1. A person's moral sense of right and wrong, chiefly as it affects their own behaviour.
  • 20C, Albert Einstein, as quoted by Virgil Henshaw in Albert Einstein: Philosopher Scientist (1949)
  • : "Never do anything against even if the state demands it."
  • Translations: 
    • French: conscience(fr)f
    • German: (t, de, Gewissen, n)
    • Italian: coscienza(it)f
      (trans-mid)
    Etymology: conscience, from conscientia 'knowledge within oneself', from scire 'to know'.


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