Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Acceptable or permissible according to conscience.
  • adjective Conscientious; principled.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Governed by conscience; conscientious.
  • Conformable to conscience; consonant with right or duty; proper; just.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Governed by, or according to, conscience; reasonable; just.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective In accordance with conscience; defensible; proper.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective acceptable to your conscience

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Obsolete conscions (variant of conscience) + –able.]

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.