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on (one's) conscience

Causing one persistent, nagging guilt for something one did or failed to do. It's because of your cruelty that your brother died. I hope you have it on your conscience for the rest of your days! I really regret the way I treated her in high school. It's still on my conscience to this day.
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on (one's) conscience

Causing one to feel guilty or uneasy.
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