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Definition of Conscientious


  1. 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. Characterized by a regard to conscience; conformed to the dictates of conscience; -- said of actions.

Conscientious Quotations

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favor of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character and learn to put into practice the selfless truths taught by the Savior Himself.
James E. Faust

War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
John F. Kennedy

An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country.
Bainbridge Colby

I feel strongly about showing up and being prepared and not taking the opportunity for granted and being conscientious about my fellow co-workers.
Paul Schneider
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Conscientious Translations

conscientious in French is scrupuleux
conscientious in German is gewissenhaft
conscientious in Hungarian is lelkiismeretes
conscientious in Italian is coscenzioso
conscientious in Portuguese is consciencioso
conscientious in Spanish is concienzudo, esmerado
conscientious in Swedish is samvetsgrann
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