Definitions for Conscientiousness
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the quality of being in accord with the dictates of conscience
the trait of being painstaking and careful
The state or characteristic of being conscientious.
the quality of being conscientious; a scrupulous regard to the dictates of conscience
Conscientiousness is the state of being thorough, careful, or vigilant; it implies a desire to do a task well. Conscientiousness is also one trait of the five-factor model of personality, and is manifested in characteristic behaviors such as being efficient, organized, neat, and systematic. It includes such elements as self-discipline, carefulness, thoroughness, self-organization, deliberation, and need for achievement. It is an aspect of what has traditionally been called character. Conscientious individuals are generally hard working and reliable. When taken to an extreme, they may also be "workaholics", perfectionists, and compulsive in their behavior. People who score low on conscientiousness tend to be more laid back, less goal-oriented, and less driven by success; they also are more likely engage in antisocial and criminal behavior.
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While we disagree with the jury's decision, we appreciate their conscientiousness, i think the jury did the best job they could and ultimately the plan will be to appeal the decision.
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- pligtopfyldendehed, samvittighedsfuldhedDanish
- tunnontarkkuus, tunnollisuusFinnish
- sávjesnōst, са́вјесно̄ст, са́весно̄ст, sávesnōstSerbo-Croatian
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