Thursday, April 15, 2010
attentive, aware, or careful (usually fol. by of): mindful of one's responsibilities.
1.the inner sense of what is right or wrong in one's conduct or motives, impelling one toward right action: to follow the dictates of conscience.
2.the complex of ethical and moral principles that controls or inhibits the actions or thoughts of an individual.
3.an inhibiting sense of what is prudent: I'd eat another piece of pie but my conscience would bother me.
5.Obsolete. consciousness; self-knowledge.
6.Obsolete. strict and reverential observance.