Translation: from spanish

in good conscience

  • 1 en conciencia

    in truth
    * * *
    Ex. By April 2003, when he began his year-long tour in Iraq, he was openly questioning whether he could participate in the war in good conscience.
    * * *

    Ex: By April 2003, when he began his year-long tour in Iraq, he was openly questioning whether he could participate in the war in good conscience.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en conciencia

  • 2 mortificador

    adj.
    mortifying, wounding.
    m.
    mortifier.
    * * *
    = smarting, tormenting, tormentor.
    Ex. At 11:30 I was feeling that all was well with the world, and then at 11:35 I'm all tightened to a smarting tension by having been treated like scum.
    Ex. The end result was that they were only too anxious to make good their escape from their indefatigable and tormenting foes.
    Ex. The great tormentor of the human soul is a guilty conscience.
    * * *
    = smarting, tormenting, tormentor.

    Ex: At 11:30 I was feeling that all was well with the world, and then at 11:35 I'm all tightened to a smarting tension by having been treated like scum.

    Ex: The end result was that they were only too anxious to make good their escape from their indefatigable and tormenting foes.
    Ex: The great tormentor of the human soul is a guilty conscience.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mortificador

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