guilty/troubled conscience

Definition of guilty/troubled conscience

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

guiltyplay
  1. :  justly chargeable with or responsible for a usually grave breach of conduct or a crime

    :  justly liable to or deserving of a penalty

    :  suggesting or involving guilt

troubled
  1. :  concerned, worried

    :  exhibiting emotional or behavioral problems

    :  characterized by or indicative of trouble

conscienceplay
  1. :  the sense or consciousness of the moral goodness or blameworthiness of one's own conduct, intentions, or character together with a feeling of obligation to do right or be good

    :  a faculty, power, or principle enjoining good acts

    :  the part of the superego in psychoanalysis that transmits commands and admonitions to the ego


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