guilty/troubled conscience

noun

Definition of guilty/troubled conscience

: a bad feeling caused by knowing or thinking that one has done something bad or wrong : a feeling of guilt She had a guilty/troubled conscience.

Learn More about guilty/troubled conscience

Statistics for guilty/troubled conscience

Cite this Entry

“Guilty/troubled conscience.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guilty%2Ftroubled%20conscience. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

Comments on guilty/troubled conscience

What made you want to look up guilty/troubled conscience? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!