Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Governed or dictated by conscience.

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Usage examples "conscientious":

  1. The priest to whom Etienne regularly made his confession was 'a pious, conscientious man, ' who treated him with fatherly care. - "A Book of Quaker Saints", Lucy Violet Hodgkin.
  2. " I once in Idaho knew a most conscientious judge," said Miller. - "The Comstock Club", Charles Carroll Goodwin.
  3. But the principles of golf are not to be so lightly tampered with in this manner, and it affords the conscientious player some secret satisfaction to observe that very rarely indeed is anything of a success made of shots of this sort. - "The Complete Golfer [1905]", Harry Vardon.