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- 1. conscience, scruples, moral sense, sense of right and wrong, ethical motive, ethics, morals, morality
- usage: motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
- 2. conscience, morality
- usage: conformity to one's own sense of right conduct; "a person of unflagging conscience"
- 3. conscience, shame
- usage: a feeling of shame when you do something immoral; "he has no conscience about his cruelty"
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