Potentially a silly question: I was watching this video and heard this. It may be because I'm not a native speaker, but I believe I haven't heard it before? All my searches lead to the word 'inhibition' which is more or less the opposite of this definition. Any clarification of what Candice said/tried to say there, or any alternative words?

  • It's "following your heart" !! – Monzoor Feb 20 '17 at 7:17
  • Anti-Marxism? ("Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others." – Groucho Marx) – Edwin Ashworth Feb 20 '17 at 10:14
  • Maybe scruples. This word is heavy on morality and ethics, though. – Stu W Feb 20 '17 at 15:26
  • ...untrammeled. – aparente001 Feb 23 '17 at 6:40

I would call it integrity - being true to yourself.

About integrity:

"a moral compass that doesn't waver" - vocabulary.com

"a personal choice to hold oneself to consistent moral and ethical standards" - Wikipedia


have the courage of one's convictions, to act in accordance with one's beliefs, especially in spite of criticism.


(I'll note that "have the strength of one's convictions" is more familiar to me, but some sites suggest that it's archaic.)

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