Definition of on one's conscience in English:

on one's conscience

Weighing heavily and guiltily on one’s mind: an act of providence had prevented him from having a death on his conscience
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  • But you immediately chose Hell as the one to which yours belongs, so I'm inclined to conclude, sir, that something must weigh very heavily on your conscience.
  • The matter weighed on his conscience heavily, but he knew no other way of dealing with it.
  • The consequences of her actions weighed heavily on her conscience, but she refused to feel guilty.
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