search (one's) conscience

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search (one's) conscience

To carefully consider or think about one's own motivations for doing something. We're asking upper management to search their consciences and realize that this decision will negatively impact every employee in the company. I know you're hurt right now, but search your conscience—you don't want to go through with this.
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Having individually searched our consciences, it transpired that the two newly elected Independents from Bedwas took the cabinet posts they had been offered by Plaid and the remaining seven refused all inducements.