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conscience

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːntʃəns; ˈkɒnʃəns/

Translation of conscience in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • conciencia (feminine) to have a clear conscience tener* la conciencia tranquila or limpia my conscience is clear! ¡(yo) tengo la conciencia tranquila or limpia! she has a guilty conscience no tiene la conciencia tranquila, se siente culpable, le remuerde la conciencia her conscience was troubling her le remordía la conciencia my conscience wouldn't let me do it no pude hacerlo, me habría remordido la conciencia that's between you and your conscience haz lo que te diga or te dicte la conciencia the voice of conscience la voz de la conciencia I don't want that on my conscience no quiero ese cargo de conciencia in all conscience sinceramente, en conciencia
    Example sentences
    • Does God create human beings with a conscience and moral reasoning powers and then leave them alone?
    • He could touch if he wanted to, and he did want to, so badly, but his conscience knew it was wrong.
    • The common people, whose consciences are still alert, are the wheat.

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