conscience etymology

French word conscience comes from Latin sciendus, Latin con-, Latin con, and later Latin scientia (Knowledge.)

Detailed word origin of conscience

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sciendus Latin (lat)
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
con Latin (lat)
scientia Latin (lat) Knowledge.
ști Romanian (ron) (reflexive) to be known. To know (generally said of facts).
com- Latin (lat)
conscio Latin (lat) I am conscious of, have on my conscience.. I know well.
conscire Latin (lat)
conscientis Latin (lat)
conscientia Latin (lat) Knowledge shared with others, being in the know or privy to, joint knowledge; complicity. Knowledge within oneself of right or wrong; conscience; remorse. Knowledge within oneself, consciousness, feeling.
conscience Old French (fro) Conscience.
conscience French (fra) Conscience. Consciousness.

Words with the same origin as conscience

Descendants of con-
combat commencer commun complet complètement comprendre compris compter concours conduire conduit connaissance connaître connu conseil construire contact contrat convaincre costume coucher couché couple cousin découvert
Descendants of con
Martial accointer cognomen collabo collaborateur collaboratrice commerce déduction déduire inviter