What does the word conscientious mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Conscientiously.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Conscientiousness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Governed or dictated by conscience.

Usage examples for 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 by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  2. " I once in Idaho knew a most conscientious judge," said Miller. – The Comstock Club by 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] by Harry Vardon