matter of (individual) conscience

Definition of matter of (individual) conscience

  1. :  something that people must decide about according to what they believe is morally right The issue is a matter of (individual) conscience.

Word by Word Definitions

matterplay
  1. :  a subject under consideration

    :  a subject of disagreement or litigation

    :  the events or circumstances of a particular situation

  1. :  to form or discharge pus :  suppurate

    :  to be of importance :  signify

individualplay
  1. :  inseparable

    :  of, relating to, or distinctively associated with an individual

    :  being an individual or existing as an indivisible whole

  1. :  a particular being or thing as distinguished from a class, species, or collection: such as

    :  a single human being as contrasted with a social group or institution

    :  a single organism as distinguished from a group

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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