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Meaning of "conscience-stricken" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Conscience-Stricken is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of conscience-stricken in the English dictionary

The definition of conscience-stricken in the dictionary is feeling anxious or guilty Also: conscience-smitten.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN

conscience
conscience clause
conscience money
conscience-smitten
conscienceless
conscient
conscientious
conscientious objector
conscientiously
conscientiousness
conscientise
conscientize
conscionability
conscionable
conscionably
conscious
consciously
consciousness
consciousness raising
consciousness-raising

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN

awe-stricken
bricken
chicken
coronation chicken
Digby chicken
drucken
free-range chicken
grief-stricken
horror-stricken
like a headless chicken
mobile phone chicken
no chicken
panic-stricken
poverty-stricken
prairie chicken
quicken
sicken
spring chicken
stricken
terror-stricken
thicken

Synonyms and antonyms of conscience-stricken in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «conscience-stricken» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of conscience-stricken

Translation of «conscience-stricken» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN

Find out the translation of conscience-stricken to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of conscience-stricken from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «conscience-stricken» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

良心灾区
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

- conciencia afligida
570 millions of speakers

English

conscience-stricken
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विवेक त्रस्त
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الضمير المنكوبة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

угрызения совести
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

por si, de
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিবেকের তাড়নায় অস্থির
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

de remords
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hati-hati
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gewissensbisse
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

良心、被災
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

양심 에 질린
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ati-ati
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lương tâm bị ảnh hưởng mạnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மனசாட்சி வாடுகின்றவன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सदसद्विवेकबुद्धी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

vicdan azabı çeken
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

coscienza colpite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyrzuty sumienia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

докори сумління
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

- conștiință lovite
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνείδησης - πληγείσες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gewete - geteisterde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

samvetet drabbade
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

samvittighet rammede
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of conscience-stricken

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN»

The term «conscience-stricken» is normally little used and occupies the 134.767 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about conscience-stricken

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN»

Discover the use of conscience-stricken in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to conscience-stricken and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ramanzo, the Conscience Stricken Brigand: A Tragic Play, in ...
Due To The Very Old Age And Scarcity Of This Book, Many Of The Pages May Be Hard To Read Due To The Blurring Of The Original Text.
Smith N., 2010
2
Where Gods Die
Listening to the woman made these conscience-stricken men look at each other. You don't know where these ruffians are taking those flowers. They are the men ofAlfred. You must be familiar with Peter Moor? The greatest of the moneydemon  ...
P. Shankar., 2014
3
Best Knock-Knock Book Ever
Clancy. Clancy who? Clancy where I'm going. Knock-knock. Who's there? Coma. Coma who? Coma your hair. Knock-knock. Who's there? Conan. Conan who? Conan the cob. Who's there? Conscience stricken. Conscience stricken who?
Charles Keller, 2001
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Spirit Heart Soul: Origins & Destinies
He had taken to himself the wife of another and then had her husband placed in the front line of battle so that he would be killed. In the book of Second Samuel chapter twenty-four, we read that he was 'conscience-stricken'. He then confessed ...
J. R. Thomas, 2012
5
Threat of Bioterrorism and the Spread of Infectious ...
Still, take the following hypothetical case: A conscience-stricken member of a militia group affiliated with Christian Identity (as they call themselves) comes to an FBI office somewhere in the U.S. He says that at last night's meeting of the group ...
Joseph R. Biden, Jr., 2001
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The Jew of Culture: Freud, Moses, and Modernity
The conscience-stricken thus do not appear by Freudian standards to be very intelligent. By viewing conscience as in opposition to intelligence, Freud exhibits a prejudice against virtue fairly common among secular intellectuals — the idea ...
Philip Rieff, Arnold M. Eisen, Gideon Lewis-Kraus, 2008
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The Work of Culture: Symbolic Transformation in ...
Since I have discussed in detail the history of this debate elsewhere, I shall highlight only its psychologically salient contours here.44 Whenever Dutthagamani appears as a conscience-stricken king, Elara concomitantly appears as the ...
Gananath Obeyesekere, 1990
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Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus
... r conscience-stricken adjective the conscience- stricken teens who set fire to the gazebo: guilt-ridden, remorseful, ashamed, shamefaced, apologetic, sorry; chastened, contrite, guilty, regretful, rueful, repentant, penitent, abashed, sheepish, ...
‎2012
9
Conscience: A Very Short Introduction
The person of conscience need not be considered paranoid, and this second self offers a potential source of equilibrium and balance. But the conscience-stricken individual knows something of the paranoid's experience of inner division.
Paul Strohm, 2011
10
20 Classic Novels (Illustrated) Part-2:
CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN. When I came down to the ship I found it strangely removed. The forecastle, which lay before buried in sand, was heaved up at least six feet, and the stern, which was broke in pieces and parted from the rest by the  ...
Publishthis, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term conscience-stricken is used in the context of the following news items.
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Review: CLOSER TO GOD, Cloning With A Conscience
Scientists aren't going to wait on the rest of mankind, and they may not all be as conscience-stricken as Victor is in Closer to God. Review ... «TwitchFilm, Jul 15»
2
How an Indian sage went beyond Hinduism to salvage spirituality
... nineteenth century, there is slavery of children and women, but still the colonised are always conscience-stricken more than the colonisers. «Scroll.in, Jul 15»
3
In 'Thoreau,' one man's struggle
... as condemnations of a misguided nation but also as an agonized self-indictment by a conscience-stricken author who is questioning his own ... «Boston Globe, Jun 15»
4
Man sells family home to open free classes
If more students came to enrol in our school and if we turned them down, then we would have become conscience-stricken; and we did not ... «Viet Nam News, Jun 15»
5
Shady securities transactions
... resulted from DBP's wash sales), or a party to the deal failed to get his share of the loot, or a conscience-stricken participant spills the beans. «Inquirer.net, Jun 15»
6
Robert Cushman: Titanic The Musical is a see-worthy production
Greg Castiliglioni is soaringly idealistic as Andrews, the marine architect, who even as his “floating city” sinks is making conscience-stricken ... «National Post, Jun 15»
7
Iraq may not have the will to survive – and that's not even the biggest …
Additionally, if it is finally, officially established in Britain that the Iraq war was criminally begun, a killing of conscience-stricken whistleblower ... «Spectator.co.uk, May 15»
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Paradise City by Elizabeth Day - book review: Moral fable of male …
Howard, depraved but conscience-stricken, is less adeptly realised. The author's design aligns these disparate characters in a system of partial ... «The Independent, May 15»
9
The Pirates of Penzance, Coliseum, review: Top crew stops no-frills …
Robert Murray is an appealingly conscience-stricken, lovesick pirate apprentice, Frederic, while the object of his affections, Mabel, is sung with ... «Evening Standard, May 15»
10
Family finds answers despite mistrial in NY missing-boy case
"He is a guilty man who has been conscience-stricken, due to his deeds, and haunted by demons ever since that day," he said. But Hernandez' ... «Fox News, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Conscience-Stricken [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/conscience-stricken>. Apr 2020 ».
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