Definition of Conscience-smitten
1. Adjective. Affected by conscience.
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Literary usage of Conscience-smitten
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Compassion: The Truth at the Heart of Our Universe by C. A. Bartzokas (2005)
"... conscience-smitten In another equally remarkable letter to AP Sinnett, Master Koot Hoomi touches upon the enduring oppression of guilt and ..."
2. Lion edited by Richard Carlile (1829)
"The discussion was kept up till a late hour, and the conscience-smitten champions of ... We said " conscience-smitten," for even these men have consciences. ..."
3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... paralleled in all the history of yi nir conscienceless partisanship. The American, VIII. 34<t. conscience-smitten ..."