in all conscience
or in conscience phrasal in all fairness

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • In all conscience — Conscience Con science, n. [F. conscience, fr. L. conscientia, fr. consciens, p. pr. of conscire to know, to be conscious; con + scire to know. See {Science}.] 1. Knowledge of one s own thoughts or actions; consciousness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in (all) conscience — in (all/good) conscience idiom (formal) believing your actions to be fair Syn: ↑honestly • We cannot in all conscience refuse to help. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • in (all) conscience — in fairness. → conscience …   English new terms dictionary

  • in all conscience — ► in (all) conscience in fairness. Main Entry: ↑conscience …   English terms dictionary

  • in all conscience — adverb or in conscience 1. : in all reasonableness and fairness 2. : beyond a doubt * * * in all conscience 1. Certainly 2. By all that is right and fair (informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • in (all) conscience — idi in (all) conscience in all reason and fairness …   From formal English to slang

  • in all conscience —  Emph.    ♣ You can t, in all conscience, ask him again …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • in all conscience — Synonyms and related words: actually, all joking aside, analytically, appropriately, as is proper, as is right, assuredly, bluffly, bluntly, broadly, brusquely, by right, by rights, candidly, certainly, clearly, condignly, correctly, decidedly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • in (good) conscience — in (all/good) conscience idiom (formal) believing your actions to be fair Syn: ↑honestly • We cannot in all conscience refuse to help. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • in all/good conscience — in (all/good) conscience formal ◇ If you cannot do something in (all/good) conscience, you cannot do it because you think that it is morally wrong. I cannot in good conscience allow this situation to continue. She could not in all conscience… …   Useful english dictionary

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