Antonyms

1. conscience-smitten

adjective. affected by conscience.

Antonyms

  • righteous

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Example sentences of the word guilty-conscience


1. Noun Phrase
The story is dark and foreboding, and allows readers to witness the narrator's guilty conscience.

2. Noun Phrase
Someone with a guilty conscience is usually first to accuse someone else of the same crimes.

3. Noun Phrase
Those with a guilty conscience say that chocolate is a healthy treat.

2. conscience

noun. ['ˈkɑːnʃəns'] motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions.

Synonyms

  • ethical motive
  • morality
  • wee small voice
  • small voice
  • sense of right and wrong
  • sense of shame
  • moral sense
  • ethics
  • morals
  • voice of conscience
  • sense of duty
  • superego

Antonyms

  • impure
  • pure
  • immoral
  • evilness

Etymology

  • conscience (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • conscientia (Latin)

3. conscience

noun. ['ˈkɑːnʃəns'] conformity to one's own sense of right conduct.

Synonyms

  • morality
  • unconscientiousness

Antonyms

  • immorality
  • conscientiousness
  • moral

Etymology

  • conscience (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • conscientia (Latin)

4. conscience

noun. ['ˈkɑːnʃəns'] a feeling of shame when you do something immoral.

Antonyms

  • evil

Etymology

  • conscience (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • conscientia (Latin)

5. guilty

adjective. ['ˈgɪlti'] responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act.

Synonyms

  • red-handed
  • culpable
  • conscience-smitten
  • blameful
  • inculpative
  • inculpatory
  • at fault
  • criminal
  • delinquent
  • bloodguilty
  • blamable
  • blameworthy
  • blameable
  • finable
  • guilt-ridden
  • chargeable
  • punishable
  • censurable
  • unrighteous
  • indictable

Antonyms

  • righteous
  • exculpatory
  • moral
  • good

Etymology

  • gilty (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. guilty

adjective. ['ˈgɪlti'] showing a sense of guilt.

Synonyms

  • hangdog
  • shamefaced
  • shamed

Antonyms

  • right
  • legal
  • diligent
  • undue

Etymology

  • gilty (Middle English (1100-1500))
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