- 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."
Etymology: conscience, from conscientia 'knowledge within oneself', from scire 'to know'.
- French: conscience(fr)f
- German: (t, de, Gewissen, n)
- Italian: coscienza(it)f
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