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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

In all conscience, most certainly ; in all reason and fairness. iColloq.] Half a dozen fools are, in all conscience, as many as you should require. Swift. In conscience, (a) In justice; in honesty; in truth; in reason. Dost thou in conscience think — tell ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1889)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney

In all conscience, most certainly ; in all reason and fairness. IColloq.] Half a dozen fools are, in all conscience, as many as you should require. Sicift, In conscience, (a) In justice; in honesty; in truth; in reason. Dost thou in conscience think — tell ...

Google previewA Dictionary Of The English Language; In Which The Words Are Deduced From Their Originals; And Illustrated In Their Different Significations, By Examples From The Best Writers: Together With A History of the Language, and an English Grammar (1818)

by Samuel Johnson

Half a dozen fools are , in all conscience , as many as you should require . Swift .

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1877)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed, a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson

Half a dozen fools are, in all conscience, as many as you should require. Sirift. CoNsc 1 E'NT lous. adj. . [from conscience.] Scrupulous; exactly just; regulated by conscience. Lead a life in so conseientious thought, word, and deed, to make g ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Half a dozen fools are , in all conscience , as wat . ( r . ) * CONSCIENCE . n . f . [ conscientia , Latin . ) 1 . ny as you should require . Swift . The knowledge or faculty by which we judge of ( 2 . ) CONSCIENCE , Ø 1 , defis . See INTEGE the ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

Knolles, —In all conscience, to be reasonable, to keep within the bounds of moderation; a form of asseveration. [Colloq.J Haifa dozen fools are, in all conscience, as many as you should requjre. Swift. —In conscience, with a good conscience, ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (1967)

by Ernest Weekley

In all conscience orig. meant in all fairness, justice.

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

in all conscience by any normal standard of fairness, on one's conscience making one feel guilty. conscience money > n money paid to make ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms... (1898)

With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows

enough in all conscience; the measure being full. Superiority. phr. To have the advantage; to kick the beam; to turn the scale; to beat all hollow; to beat all to smash; to beat all to pieces. A Triton among the minnows; of all things; the most; ...

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