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Main Entry: con·sci·en·tious
Pronunciation: "kän(t)-shE-'en(t)-sh&s
Function: adjective
Date: 1576
1 : governed by or conforming to the dictates of conscience : SCRUPULOUS <a conscientious public servant>
2 : METICULOUS, CAREFUL <a conscientious listener>
synonym see UPRIGHT
- con·sci·en·tious·ly adverb
- con·sci·en·tious·ness noun