conscientious objection

Definition of "conscientious objection"
  1. The act of refusing to participate in military service or the use of weapons due to personal religious or moral beliefs
How to use "conscientious objection" in a sentence
  1. During the draft, he utilized conscientious objection due to his strong moral principles against warfare.
  2. The new policy on conscientious objection in the military has increased the number of personnel refused for service.
  3. Her decision for conscientious objection was respected, and she was offered a non-combat role.

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