conscience vs conscious

conscience conscious

Definitions

  • 1) obsolete Consciousness; thinking; awareness, especially self-awareness.
  • 2) A personification of the moral sense of right and wrong, usually in the form of a person, a being or merely a voice that gives moral lessons and advices.
  • 3) The moral sense of right and wrong, chiefly as it affects one's own behaviour; inwit.
  • 4) A source of moral or ethical judgment or pro cement.
  • 5) An awareness of morality in regard to one's behavior; a sense of right and wrong that urges one to act morally.
  • 6) The part of the superego in psychoanalysis that judges the ethical nature of one's actions and thoughts and then transmits such determinations to the ego for consideration.
  • 7) A source of moral or ethical judgment or procement.
  • 8) Obsolete Consciousness or awareness of something.
  • 9) Conformity to one's own sense of right conduct.
  • 10) The faculty, power, or inward principle which decides as to the character of one's own actions, purposes, and affections, warning against and condemning that which is wrong, and approving and prompting to that which is right; the moral faculty passing judgment on one's self; the moral sense.
  • 11) a clause in a general law exempting persons whose religious scruples forbid compliance therewith, -- as from taking judicial oaths, rendering military service, etc.
  • 12) [Eng.] a court established for the recovery of small debts, in London and other trading cities and districts.
  • 13) in deference or obedience to conscience or reason; in reason; reasonably.
  • 14) obsolete Knowledge of one's own thoughts or actions; consciousness.
  • 15) obsolete Tenderness of feeling; pity.
  • 16) stolen or wrongfully acquired money that is voluntarily restored to the rightful possessor. Such money paid into the United States treasury by unknown debtors is called the Conscience fund.
  • 17) to act according to the dictates of conscience concerning (any matter), or to scruple to act contrary to its dictates.
  • 18) The estimate or determination of conscience; conviction or right or duty.
  • 19) conformity to one's own sense of right conduct
  • 20) a feeling of shame when you do something immoral
  • 21) Most certainly; assuredly.
  • 22) Consciousness; knowledge.
  • 23) Tender feeling; pity.
  • 24) Private or inward thoughts; real sentiments.
  • 25) Same as breastplate, A bellarmine.
  • 26) The consciousness that the acts for which a person believes himself to be responsible do or do not conform to his ideal of right; the moral judgment of the individual applied to his own conduct, in distinction from his perception of right and wrong in the abstract, and in the conduct of others.
  • 27) Moral sense; scrupulosity; conformity to one's own sense of right in conduct, or to that of the community.
  • 28) (on (one's) conscience) Causing one to feel guilty or uneasy.
  • 29) (in (all good) conscience) In all fairness; by any reasonable standard.

Definitions

  • 1) In psychoanalysis, the component of waking awareness perceptible by a person at any given instant; consciousness.
  • 2) aware.
  • 3) alert, awake.
  • 4) aware of one's own existence; aware of one's own awareness
  • 5) Capable of thought, will, or perception.
  • 6) Characterized by or having an awareness of one's environment and one's own existence, sensations, and thoughts. synonym: aware.
  • 7) Inwardly attentive or sensitive to something.
  • 8) Showing awareness of or preoccupation with something. Often used in combination.
  • 9) Subjectively known or felt.
  • 10) Intentionally conceived or done; deliberate.
  • 11) Mentally perceptive or alert; awake.
  • 12) Possessing knowledge, whether by internal, conscious experience or by external observation; cognizant; aware; sensible.
  • 13) Made the object of consciousness; known to one's self.
  • 14) Possessing the faculty of knowing one's own thoughts or mental operations.
  • 15) knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts
  • 16) (followed by `of') showing realization or recognition of something
  • 17) Having one's feelings directed toward one's self; embarrassed by one's feelings about one's own person, and by the sense of being observed and criticized by others.
  • 18) In the state of a waking as distinguished from that of a sleeping person or an inanimate thing; in the act of feeling, or endowed with feeling, in the broadest sense of the word.
  • 19) Aware of some element of character as belonging to one's self.
  • 20) Aware of an external object: a less correct use of the term: followed in either use by of or that, formerly by to or to one's self that.
  • 21) Aware of an object; perceiving.
  • 22) Attributing, or capable of attributing, one's sensations, cognitions, etc., to one's self; aware of the unity of self in knowledge; aware of one's self; self-conscious.
  • 23) Synonyms To be Sensible or Conscious, etc. (see feel). Aware, Conscious. Aware refers commonly to objects of perception outside of ourselves; conscious, to objects of perception within us: as, to become aware of the presence of a stranger; to be quite aware of the danger of one's situation; to become conscious of a pain in one's eye. Aware indicates perception without feeling; conscious, generally recognition with some degree of feeling.
  • 24) Present to consciousness; known or perceived as existing in one's self; felt: as, conscious guilt.

Examples

  • 1) Our collective challenge is to nurture a sense of moral conscience in future generations.
  • 2) So can we wear cut-price party dresses with a clear conscience?
  • 3) They are low calorie and have a caramel flavour, so they taste as good as your conscience feels.
  • 4) He added:'My conscience is clear.
  • 5) If you try to ease your guilty conscience by telling her what happened, she will be miserable and it will almost certainly put paid to your friendship.
  • 6) She told the court:'I acted with trust and with a clear conscience with the only intention of defending the public interest.
  • 7) I have to go to my house with my conscience clear that I gave my all.
  • 8) This is certainly true of beliefs in the importance of freedom of conscience.
  • 9) He wanted to clear his conscience before he dies.
  • 10) They are displaying an alarming lack of social conscience.
  • 11) More like to blot out his guilty conscience.
  • 12) The latter should follow conscience and international law to deliver help where it is needed.
  • 13) It appears that a conscience is actually good for business.
  • 14) Because religious freedom is a foundational freedom of conscience.
  • 15) He can therefore slow down with a clear conscience.
  • 16) Their lack of conscience helps them a great deal.
  • 17) Is this the gift of a guilty conscience?
  • 18) It might make your conscience feel better but how would it make your girlfriend feel?
  • 19) Racing has all this on its conscience right now, and it should be weighing heavy.
  • 20) You don't need much of a social conscience to know this is wrong.
  • 21) It's for a lot of different things such as prisoners of conscience and human rights.
  • 22) He has a conscience, he knows right from wrong.
  • 23) Good for the conscience, but what are they like?
  • 24) Life's pressures weigh less heavily on those who genuinely have no conscience or guilt, the pathologist told me.
  • 25) "I know that Elise has a conscience that will hold her fast to duty," said Benigna, but she did not speak hopefully: she spoke deliberately, however, thinking that these words _conscience_ and _duty_ might arrest the minister's attention, and that he would perhaps, by some means, throw light upon questions which were constantly becoming more perplexing to her.
  • 26) "accuse," and how universally it does so, abundant testimony of Christian missionaries shows; and conscience can "excuse," which is the method that guilty thoughts invariably suggest; but _conscience cannot justify_.
  • 27) In Scripture, the word conscience is the Greek word suneidesis, which means “co-perception”—that is, “accompanying moral consciousness and awareness.”
  • 28) The mystical or metaphorical meaning of the word conscience is to see as God perceives, to see things as they can become.
  • 29) ‘Does God create human beings with a conscience and moral reasoning powers and then leave them alone?’
  • 30) ‘He could touch if he wanted to, and he did want to, so badly, but his conscience knew it was wrong.’
  • 31) ‘The common people, whose consciences are still alert, are the wheat.’
  • 32) ‘The whole legal system would collapse if even just a few lawyers begin to let their own moral consciences influence their work.’
  • 33) ‘Maybe these little selves are the voices on our shoulders, like our consciences or our morals.’
  • 34) ‘Sweden is often held up as being a model of a democratic European country with a moral conscience.’
  • 35) ‘And they got the status of individuals but they don't have moral consciences like we do.’
  • 36) ‘I have come to realise that he was born entirely without a conscience or a sense of remorse.’
  • 37) ‘Instead, they only serve to ease the consciences of the well-to-do while keeping the poor out of sight.’
  • 38) ‘Complex moral issues are better left to the consciences of elected members of parliament.’
  • 39) ‘I hope the burglar will have a conscience and return these tapes, which are of no value to anybody else.’
  • 40) ‘Maybe that may persuade them to examine their consciences.’
  • 41) ‘What the townspeople really suffer from are diseased consciences brought on by severe greed.’
  • 42) ‘After all, you have to leave an escape route for people's consciences.’
  • 43) ‘Let the people vote for the president and vice president of their choice, in accordance with their consciences.’
  • 44) ‘There were people who had obviously suppressed their consciences for the rest of their lives after their actions.’
  • 45) ‘Perhaps that is the only way the developed world can react - by digging into pockets and allowing consciences to be troubled.’
  • 46) ‘Individuals will be far more free to vote their consciences without fearing economic harm.’
  • 47) ‘I think therefore that we in the media have to examine our consciences and say we have a responsibility here beyond informing the public.’
  • 48) ‘Our consciences and sensitivities have been deadened by too much drinking, he says.’
  • 49) a person of unflagging conscience

Examples

  • 1) We were aware that if it was a fully conscious being that it would be hearing all these conversations.
  • 2) Has that been a conscious effort?
  • 3) Without a conscious effort, they will end up in very different places.
  • 4) He's incredibly conscious how things will come across, of how they might seem.
  • 5) Maybe it's a memory producing itself outside your conscious mind or maybe it's real.
  • 6) We are always very conscious of weight.
  • 7) You know there is traffic about but you are not fully conscious of it.
  • 8) The unconscious is simply asking the conscious mind to make a plan.
  • 9) They have to be conscious of the risk.
  • 10) You will be conscious of new glories in the world around you.
  • 11) Politicians are acutely conscious that failure with public money is not permitted.
  • 12) You have to make a conscious effort to make time for people.
  • 13) The inner awareness is what is supposed to make the outer awareness conscious.
  • 14) Was that something you were conscious of?
  • 15) She weighed hardly ten kilograms but she was fully conscious.
  • 16) Or the mind becoming too conscious of what the body is doing.
  • 17) The design process will always be conscious of the client.
  • 18) Certainly they were acutely conscious of family relationships and responsibilities.
  • 19) We must make a conscious effort to slow down and listen intentionally.
  • 20) Below our conscious awareness the brain is alerted to the presence of a threat of enormous proportions.
  • 21) My subconscious must be aware of something my conscious mind is not.
  • 22) Choose just one of these activities to be fully conscious of each day.
  • 23) Much of this slips quite easily from my conscious mind.
  • 24) No other industry is so conscious of the risk of staff fraud and the need to vet employees.
  • 25) One is conscious of a lot of energy from the performers, to no particular purpose.
  • 26) She's very socially conscious and environmentally aware.
  • 27) Men who do the same are not usually considered weight or health conscious, but faintly ridiculous.
  • 28) Could she master the "hysteria" of a mind too aware, too conscious of the conditions of its existence?
  • 29) I'm definitely a lot more conscious of my surroundings and my fellow passengers now.
  • 30) Family friends say that he is not especially security conscious; Greek media reported that he had been without his usual motorcycle bodyguard.
  • 31) However, whether or not this applies to man in the first stages of his upward climb to the goal of attainment of conscious godhood, it most assuredly applies to those souls who have become aware of their purpose, and who have made a _conscious_ choice of their karma.
  • 32) When we choose to do our duty, we make a conscious choice, and although earlier right action has set up certain nerve co-ordinations which render it now easy to choose the right, yet it must be remembered that _conscious judgment_ is also involved.
  • 33) Here are the top 20 stories of the year that inspire good sex, which we define as conscious and conscientious sexual impulses resulting in consensual activity that positively impacts our communities, our relationships, and ourselves.
  • 34) As a telemarketing Sales Wolf, my conscious is always clear.
  • 35) Under this view we are all what he terms conscious automata, or machines which happen, as it were by chance, to be conscious of some of their own movements.
  • 36) The drug they gave me for the procedure, Versed, is what they refer to as conscious sedation or "twilight sleep" but apparently I was not conscious at all - and I defintely wasn't oriented!
  • 37) Hell, part of the reason why I'm environmentally conscious is BECAUSE I've traveled.
  • 38) But the difference is also rooted in conscious policy decisions.
  • 39) The property of being about or directed toward a subject, as inherent in conscious states, beliefs, or creations of the mind, such as sentences or books.
  • 40) ‘He was admitted to the ICU conscious and alert, but with a very low blood pressure, and very marginal oxygenation.’
  • 41) ‘The first man has spat out his endotracheal tube and is conscious, asking what the score is.’
  • 42) ‘Its critics claim that some downed animals are passed by inspectors because they are just conscious enough to respond to a kick.’
  • 43) ‘The person may remain completely or partially aware, and will remain conscious.’
  • 44) ‘Neurological examination 48 hours later showed that he was conscious and able to obey commands but profoundly weak.’
  • 45) ‘If the casualty is conscious, put them in the recovery position - see below.’
  • 46) ‘Patients who are conscious but in a vegetative state may also have their life support stopped.’
  • 47) ‘If the patient is conscious and alert, call the local poison control center.’
  • 48) ‘During 2002, fully conscious patients with a polio-like flaccid paralysis were also recognised.’
  • 49) ‘The patient is conscious at this point and is repeatedly examined by the surgeon or neurologist.’
  • 50) ‘So why then are the surgeons so reluctant to operate on conscious patients?’
  • 51) ‘You can also choose to stay conscious during the operation, or be mildly sedated so that you aren't fully aware of what is happening.’
  • 52) ‘The Glasgow coma scale is a clinical scoring system for objectively assessing how conscious a patient is.’
  • 53) ‘Generally, the patients were conscious when admitted on to the neurosurgical wards.’
  • 54) ‘The four adult members of the family were conscious but had muscle stiffness with periodic convulsive movements of the limbs and opisthotonos.’
  • 55) ‘For cooperative, conscious patients it may be possible to collect and then analyze expired air.’
  • 56) ‘Every conscious minute of my entire life the heterosexual mantra is broadcasted.’
  • 57) ‘She's barely conscious, but she does react when you talk to her.’
  • 58) ‘Most had died along the way, but one young lad, his arm and leg completely shattered by shrapnel, was conscious and groaning.’
  • 59) ‘Patients with a normal conscious level, no signs of external injury, and a history of a trivial blow to the head can be discharged.’
  • 60) ‘We are conscious of what we do to the extent that we are conscious also of what we do not do - of what we might have done.’
  • 61) ‘The pupils were aware of the obesity problem and conscious of the need to eat healthy foods.’
  • 62) ‘We have never been so aware of the issue of waste, or so conscious of the need to recycle.’
  • 63) ‘I am conscious of the need for caution but have not allowed for the determination of Peru's ladrones.’
  • 64) ‘He has also called on motorists to be more conscious of pedestrians and cyclists.’
  • 65) ‘I am also conscious of the important contribution they make to our economy.’
  • 66) ‘Both rider and vet would have been conscious of the risks they were taking so close to a games that was marked by a hunt for drug cheats.’
  • 67) ‘The majority of us can be misunderstood if we are not conscious of the divisions in our society.’
  • 68) ‘People are very conscious of the need to make roads as safe as possible.’
  • 69) ‘Home, she says, is definitely London, but she is conscious of her Scottish roots.’
  • 70) ‘Many of our younger folk may not even know the prayer but at least they are conscious of what it means.’
  • 71) ‘I was conscious of being lucky to live in an old house, looking out over the broad river.’
  • 72) ‘It was the comics that made me conscious of a life outside the little parochial society of Ireland.’
  • 73) ‘When I had my first two, I was younger and less conscious of what was required of me as a parent.’
  • 74) ‘The effort was conscious and deliberate with each artist paired with a designer.’
  • 75) ‘This calls for conscious and deliberate efforts to develop qualities like altruism and selflessness.’
  • 76) ‘Just imagine what the world would be like if every one of us made a conscious effort to genuinely love one another?’
  • 77) ‘The actions of cultural heroes are neither fully intentional nor conscious.’
  • 78) ‘Certain others benefited from deliberate and conscious acts of emancipation.’
  • 79) ‘They are created by conscious and deliberate planning, which may span centuries.’
  • 80) ‘As more immigrants came to the country, there was a conscious effort to mold children into American citizens.’
  • 81) ‘So, I'm making a conscious effort to not feel guilty unnecessarily.’
  • 82) ‘We made a really conscious effort to forget about the critics - nothing good can come from thinking about that, anyway.’
  • 83) ‘Has choosing such roles been a conscious effort on her part?’
  • 84) ‘Cricket is a game that I have a lot of time for, ever since I made the conscious effort a few years ago to sit down and make myself familiar with the rules.’
  • 85) ‘That just happened, it wasn't a conscious effort really, but I think just by the nature of having more characters in it.’
  • 86) ‘Sharing involves both teaching and learning - actions that require a conscious effort.’
  • 87) ‘These students are now more aware of what they eat and are making conscious decisions to eat well and get active.’
  • 88) ‘And hypnosis works was bypassing the conscious mind and communicating directly with the unconscious mind.’
  • 89) ‘The war is between my habitual and conscious thoughts about how to live and a new perspective struggling to be born.’
  • 90) ‘In this totality the conscious mind is contained like a smaller circle within a larger one.’
  • 91) ‘In what respects are both conscious thought and perception phenomenal?’
  • 92) ‘It is here that the conscious thought and the perceptive experience flow.’
  • 93) ‘She had let her subconscious wander while her conscious mind paid attention to the landscape around her.’
  • 94) ‘However, I believe nightmares are a gift of our subconscious to our conscious minds.’
  • 95) ‘Then my subconscious mind taught my conscious mind how to use the tricks it had learnt.’
  • 96) ‘Dreams are highly personal communications between the subconscious and the conscious minds.’
  • 97) ‘Even conventional psychology talks about the fact we have a conscious mind and a subconscious mind.’
  • 98) ‘All conscious thought seemed to shut off, disconnect, leaving him only to instincts.’
  • 99) ‘Specialized neural machinery takes care of the heavy lifting while our conscious minds sit lazily at the controls.’
  • 100) ‘The conscious mind then reverses the reverse message and directs us to speak in forward speech.’
  • 101) ‘The phenomenal character of conscious thought and propositional attitudes will be discussed in the next chapter.’
  • 102) ‘It is entirely possible that someone has a reasonable opinion, deriving from conscious thought.’
  • 103) ‘In this state, the subconscious mind becomes more active, allowing the conscious mind to rest and rejuvenate itself.’
  • 104) ‘Eventually, the activities should become so ingrained they no longer seem like conscious thought.’
  • 105) ‘As in life, the provocations to feeling or to action do not occur in step with the conscious thoughts of the characters.’
  • 106) ‘Any conscious thought process that may be required on the range to shoot well will hardly exist when your meter is pegged.’
  • 107) ‘Then, before he knew exactly what he was doing, he was moving, almost without conscious thought.’
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