Weighing heavily and guiltily on one’s mind: an act of providence had prevented him from having a death on his conscience
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of on one's conscience in:
- The US English dictionary