Definitions for conscientiousˌkɒn ʃiˈɛn ʃəs, ˌkɒn si-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•sci•en•tious*ˌkɒn ʃiˈɛn ʃəs, ˌkɒn si-(adj.)

  1. meticulous; careful; painstaking.

  2. governed by or done according to conscience; scrupulous:

    a conscientious judge.

* Syn: See painstaking.

Origin of conscientious:

1605–15; < ML

con`sci•en′tious•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conscientious, painstaking, scrupulous(adj)

    characterized by extreme care and great effort

    "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"

  2. conscientious(adj)

    guided by or in accordance with conscience or sense of right and wrong

    "a conscientious decision to speak out about injustice"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. conscientious(adjective)ˌkɒn ʃiˈɛn ʃəs, ˌkɒn si-

    always working hard

    a conscientious employee

Wiktionary

  1. conscientious(Adjective)

    Thorough, careful, or vigilant; implies a desire to do a task well.

    He was a thoughtful and conscientious worker.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conscientious(adj)

    influenced by conscience; governed by a strict regard to the dictates of conscience, or by the known or supposed rules of right and wrong; -- said of a person

  2. Conscientious(adj)

    characterized by a regard to conscience; conformed to the dictates of conscience; -- said of actions


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

conscientious(adjective)

careful and hard-working

a conscientious pupil.

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