moral sense

Definitions of moral sense

n motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions

conscience, scruples, sense of right and wrong
(psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience
small voice, voice of conscience, wee small voice
an inner voice that judges your behavior
sense of duty, sense of shame
a motivating awareness of ethical responsibility
Type of:
ethical motive, ethics, morality, morals
motivation based on ideas of right and wrong

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