Definition of freedom of conscience in English:

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freedom of conscience


The right to follow one’s own beliefs in matters of religion and morality.
Example sentences
  • This refusal, this magazine's editors appropriately charged, is a ‘blatant assault on religious liberty and freedom of conscience.’
  • Our foremost concern should be religious freedom and freedom of conscience.
  • The enemy is anybody or anything that takes away the freedoms that my father fought for in the Second World War-freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of religion and freedom of conscience.

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Syllabification: free·dom of con·science

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