Conscience vs. Devil

Conscience vs. Devil — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Conscience and Devil

Consciencenoun

An awareness of morality in regard to one's behavior; a sense of right and wrong that urges one to act morally

Let your conscience be your guide.

Devilnoun

often Devil In many religions, the major personified spirit of evil, ruler of Hell, and foe of God. Used with the.

Consciencenoun

A source of moral or ethical judgment or pronouncement

a document that serves as the nation's conscience.

Devilnoun

A subordinate evil spirit; a demon.

Consciencenoun

Conformity to one's own sense of right conduct

a person of unflagging conscience.

Devilnoun

A wicked or malevolent person.

Consciencenoun

The part of the superego in psychoanalysis that judges the ethical nature of one's actions and thoughts and then transmits such determinations to the ego for consideration.

Devilnoun

A person

a handsome devil.the poor devil.

Consciencenoun

(Obsolete) Consciousness or awareness of something.

Devilnoun

An energetic, mischievous, daring, or clever person.

Consciencenoun

The moral sense of right and wrong, chiefly as it affects one's own behaviour.

Your conscience is your highest authority.

Devilnoun

(Printing) A printer's devil.

Consciencenoun

(chiefly fiction) A personification of the moral sense of right and wrong, usually in the form of a person, a being or merely a voice that gives moral lessons and advices.

Devilnoun

A device or machine, especially one having teeth or spikes and used for tearing.

Consciencenoun

(obsolete) Consciousness; thinking; awareness, especially self-awareness.

Devilnoun

An outstanding example, especially of something difficult or bad

has a devil of a temper.

Consciencenoun

motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions

Devilnoun

A severe reprimand or expression of anger

gave me the devil for cutting class.

Consciencenoun

conformity to one's own sense of right conduct;

a person of unflagging conscience

Devilnoun

(Informal) Used as an intensive

Who the devil do you think you are?.

Consciencenoun

a feeling of shame when you do something immoral;

he has no conscience about his cruelty

Devilverb

To season (food) heavily.

Devilverb

To annoy, torment, or harass.

Devilverb

To tear up (cloth or rags) in a toothed machine.

Devilnoun

(theology) An evil creature.

Devilnoun

(the devil or the Devil) The chief devil; Satan.

Devilnoun

The bad part of the conscience; the opposite to the angel.

The devil in me wants to let him suffer.

Devilnoun

A wicked or naughty person, or one who harbors reckless, spirited energy, especially in a mischievous way; usually said of a young child.

Those two kids are devils in a toy store.

Devilnoun

A thing that is awkward or difficult to understand or do.

That math problem was a devil.

Devilnoun

Hell.

What in the devil is that? What the devil is that?She is having a devil of a time fixing it.You can go to the devil for all I care.

Devilnoun

A person, especially a man; used to express a particular opinion of him, usually in the phrases poor devil and lucky devil.

Devilnoun

A dust devil.

Devilnoun

An evil or erring entity.

Devilnoun

A barren, unproductive and unused area.

devil strip

Devilnoun

(cookery) A dish, as a bone with the meat, broiled and excessively peppered; a grill with Cayenne pepper.

Devilnoun

A machine for tearing or cutting rags, cotton, etc.

Devilnoun

A Tasmanian devil.

Devilnoun

An endurance event where riders who fall behind are periodically eliminated.

Devilverb

To make like a devil; to invest with the character of a devil.

Devilverb

To annoy or bother; to bedevil.

Devilverb

To work as a ‘devil’; to work for a lawyer or writer without fee or recognition.

Devilverb

To grill with cayenne pepper; to season highly in cooking, as with pepper.

Devilverb

To finely grind cooked ham or other meat with spices and condiments.

Devilverb

To prepare a sidedish of shelled halved boiled eggs to whose extracted yolks are added condiments and spices, which mixture then is placed into the halved whites to be served.

Devilnoun

(Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell

Devilnoun

one of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief

Devilnoun

a word used in exclamations of confusion;

what the devilthe deuce with itthe dickens you say

Devilnoun

a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man);

he chased the young hellions out of his yard

Devilnoun

a cruel wicked and inhuman person

Devilverb

cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations;

Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers meIt irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Devilverb

coat or stuff with a spicy paste;

devilled eggs