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conscience
used in Anna Karenina

15 uses
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Definition
feeling or appraisal of having personally behaved in a morally right or wrong manner
  • "These people have no conscience," thought Levin.
    Part Seven (41% in)
  • "Oh, well, you've not many sins on your conscience."
    Part One (33% in)
  • It's nothing, sir, so long as there's health and a clear conscience."
    Part One (83% in)
  • Anna had heard nothing of this act, And she felt conscience-stricken at having been able so readily to forget what was to him of such importance.
    Part One (96% in)
  • "Well now, good-bye, or you'll never get washed, and I shall have on my conscience the worst sin a gentleman can commit.
    Part One (99% in)
  • One of the clever people belonging to the set had called it "the conscience of Petersburg society."
    Part Two (8% in)
  • "The question of her feelings, of what has passed and may be passing in her soul, that's not my affair; that's the affair of her conscience, and falls under the head of religion," he said to himself, feeling consolation in the sense that he had found to which division of regulating principles this new circumstance could be properly referred.
    Part Two (22% in)
  • "And so," Alexey Alexandrovitch said to himself, "questions as to her feelings, and so on, are questions for her conscience, with which I can have nothing to do.
    Part Two (22% in)
  • He saw that instead of doing as he had intended—that is to say, warning his wife against a mistake in the eyes of the world—he had unconsciously become agitated over what was the affair of her conscience, and was struggling against the barrier he fancied between them.
    Part Two (24% in)
  • Your feelings are an affair of your own conscience; but I am in duty bound to you, to myself, and to God, to point out to you your duties.
    Part Two (25% in)
  • There had been in his past, as in every man's, actions, recognized by him as bad, for which his conscience ought to have tormented him; but the memory of these evil actions was far from causing him so much suffering as those trivial but humiliating reminiscences.
    Part Two (28% in)
  • If he has a conscience, he'll work, and if not, there's no doing anything."
    Part Three (95% in)
  • This feeling was so unexpected and so strange that he did not believe it was the voice of conscience telling him that what he was meaning to do was wrong.
    Part Four (92% in)
  • And their happiness in their love seemed to imply a disagreeable slur on those who would have liked to feel the same and could not—and they felt a prick of conscience.
    Part Six (13% in)
  • _Bon appetit—bonne conscience!
    Part Six (25% in)

There are no more uses of "conscience" in Anna Karenina.

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