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  1. con·sci·en·tious
    IPA[ˌkän(t)SHēˈen(t)SHəs]
  2. adjective

    • 1. (of a person) wishing to do what is right, especially to do one's work or duty well and thoroughly:

      a conscientious and hardworking clerk
    • 2. relating to a person's conscience:

      the act does not provide exemption from service on the basis of personal conscientious beliefs
    • adjective

      wishing to do one's work or duty well and thoroughly:

      relating to a person's conscience:

    • noun

      objection for reasons of conscience to complying with a particular requirement, especially serving in the armed forces:
    • noun

      a person who for reasons of conscience objects to complying with a particular requirement, especially serving in the armed forces.
    • noun

      objection for reasons of conscience to complying with a particular requirement, especially serving in the armed forces:
    • noun

      a person who for reasons of conscience objects to complying with a particular requirement, especially serving in the armed forces.
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