• (British) IPA: /ˌkɒnʃiˈɛnʃəs/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌkɑnʃiˈɛnʃəs/


  1. Thorough, careful, or vigilant in one’s task performance.
    He was a thoughtful and conscientious worker.
  2. 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).
    The advice of wise and conscientious women.
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