Conscient



adj.

c.1600, “conscious,” from Latin conscientem, present participle of conscire “to be conscious” (see conscience). Also with meaning “a conscious being” (c.1770).

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  • Conscientiously

    [kon-shee-en-shuh s, kon-see-] /ˌkɒn ʃiˈɛn ʃəs, ˌkɒn si-/ adjective 1. governed by ; controlled by or done according to one’s inner sense of what is right; principled: She’s a conscientious judge, who does not let personal prejudices influence her decisions. 2. careful and painstaking; particular; meticulous; scrupulous: conscientious application to the work at hand. /ˌkɒnʃɪˈɛnʃəs/ […]

  • Conscientious

    [kon-shee-en-shuh s, kon-see-] /ˌkɒn ʃiˈɛn ʃəs, ˌkɒn si-/ adjective 1. governed by ; controlled by or done according to one’s inner sense of what is right; principled: She’s a conscientious judge, who does not let personal prejudices influence her decisions. 2. careful and painstaking; particular; meticulous; scrupulous: conscientious application to the work at hand. /ˌkɒnʃɪˈɛnʃəs/ […]



  • Conscientious-objection

    noun 1. refusal on moral or religious grounds to bear arms in a military conflict or to serve in the armed forces.

  • Conscionable

    [kon-shuh-nuh-buh l] /ˈkɒn ʃə nə bəl/ adjective 1. being in conformity with one’s conscience; just. /ˈkɒnʃənəbəl/ adjective 1. (obsolete) acceptable to one’s conscience adj. 1540s, from conscioned “having a conscience” (from conscience) + -able; obsolete from early 18c. but fossilized in its negative, unconscionable.



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