sense of duty

NOUN
  1. a motivating awareness of ethical responsibility
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  • A man imbued with a strong faith and sense of duty, Ted will be fondly remembered by all who knew him.
  • They were the responsible generation with a sense of duty and obligation. Times, Sunday Times
  • He was good company, with a mordant sense of humour and a strong sense of duty. Times, Sunday Times
  • Balding, short-sighted, and uncommunicative, he was driven by a powerful sense of duty and was a firm disciplinarian.
  • So I used to forge old files into 'steels' in my father's little workshop, and harden them and produce such first-rate, neat little articles in that line, that I became quite famous amongst my school companions; and many a task have I had excused me by bribing the monitor, whose grim sense of duty never could withstand the glimpse of a steel. Industrial Biography
  • Their inability to say "no' and strong sense of duty towards others make it practically impossible for them to avoid unreasonable demands. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice
  • A sense of duty, corny as that might sound, impels me to contest the leadership.
  • His sense of duty is very strong.
  • These, and an absolute sense of duty, he rigorously applied to himself, often at the cost of anxious heart-searching. Times, Sunday Times
  • Though the winged spur no longer adorn the booted heel of an Earl of Annandale, the time may not be far distant when some liberal and popular monarch of England shall restore a title forfeited neither through cowardice nor dishonour, but from an erroneous sense of duty. Wacousta : a tale of the Pontiac conspiracy (Complete)
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