• WordNet 3.6
    • adv conscientiously with extreme conscientiousness "he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Conscientiously In a conscientious manner; as a matter of conscience; hence; faithfully; accurately; completely.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • conscientiously In a conscientious manner; according to the dictates of conscience; with a strict regard to right and wrong.
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  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    “He who has no taste for order, will be often wrong in his judgment, and seldom considerate or conscientious in his actions.”
  • Mark Twain
    “A soiled baby, with a neglected nose, cannot be conscientiously regarded as a thing of beauty.”
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    “Depend on no man, on no friend but him who can depend on himself. He only who acts conscientiously toward himself, will act so toward others.”
  • Sarah Ellis
    Sarah Ellis
    “To act the part of a true friend requires more conscientious feeling than to fill with credit and complacency any other station or capacity in social life.”
  • King Jr. Martin Luther
    “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
  • James Russell Lowell
    “Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.”


In literature:

I did so, and did so plainly and conscientiously.
"The Story of My Life" by Egerton Ryerson
Every thinking, honest man rejects it as speculation, but how few in practice from conscientious motives!
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
To the thinking individual it suggests the need of serious, whole-souled, conscientious effort.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
And what did the conscientious Piso?
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348" by Various
Thus only the truthful and conscientious suffered from the effects of this odious insanity.
"The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 1 of 2)" by George Warburton
Her girls often wished she were less conscientious in her superintendence of their doings.
"A Patriotic Schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
The jurors, if there are jurors, are neither friendly nor hostile, are open-minded, intelligent and conscientious.
"The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays" by Ambrose Bierce
Nevertheless I promise you I'll supply a man who is thoroughly honest and conscientious.
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
It's no fun to be systematic and steady and conscientious, and so forth, is it, Robbie Belle?
"Beatrice Leigh at College" by Julia Augusta Schwartz
His wife was a timid, unassuming, good woman, very conscientious and religious.
"Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel" by Frank G. Allen
Many persons, of both sexes, however amiable and pure their minds may be, should conscientiously abstain from marriage.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
This conscientiousness was seen in the issue of the first edition of his Narrative.
"George Muller of Bristol" by Arthur T. Pierson
In the first capacity, he was firm, exacting, and scrupulously conscientious.
"The Crack of Doom" by Robert Cromie
Tara lapped steadily and conscientiously, but without much appetite.
"Finn The Wolfhound" by A. J. Dawson
The pedagogical maxim is: Be conscientious.
"Pedagogics as a System" by Karl Rosenkranz
He is conscientiously ostentatious.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 3 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Conscientiousness is a sort of moral opium; an excitant in small doses, perhaps, but at bottom a strong narcotic.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
One objection occurred, in certain conscientious scruples as to the violation of the recent treaty of Vaucelles.
"History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain." by William H. Prescott
Old Pierre detested dogs, yet always fed them with a strange sort of conscientiousness, partly from compassion, partly from fear.
"Anne" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
The preacher understands his vocation, and to it conscientiously devotes his every power.
"The Religious Life of London" by J. Ewing Ritchie

In poetry:

BE this as 'twill, the conscientious Anne
Would nothing venture to regale her man;
Howe'er, she stated what had raised her fear,
And ev'ry thing that made her persevere.
"The Case Of Conscience" by Jean de La Fontaine
Being a writer I receive
Sweet screeds from folk of every land;
Some are so weird you'd scarce believe,
And some quite hard to understand:
But as a conscientious man
I type my thanks to all I can.
"My Favourite Fan" by Robert W Service
Whatever your job is, do it well and
conscientiously. Whatever your task
is-do it gladly, gaily, thoroughly. Do not grumble if you have to do an extra bit. Do
whatever comes to hand and take a pride in it.
"The Way You Think" by Patience Strong

In news:

The authors said the Federal Voting Assistance Program, which runs SERVE, and Accenture, the main contractor, should not be faulted for their work, which they found innovative and conscientious.
Conscientious Eaters or Pain-in-the-Ass Persnickety.
Jack Rabbit Hill prides itself on being environmentally conscientious with their out-of-the-box thinking.
Jack Rabbit Hill prides itself on being environmentally conscientious with their out-of-the-box thinking.
A conscientious information security manager for the Homeland Security Department's US-VISIT program insists that higher-ups listen to her on security matters.
The coat was recently left at the YMCA in the women's dressing room and found by a very conscientious Y member.
Being both neurotic and conscientious may be good for your health.
The son of Brad and Julie Jones of Mount Vernon, and a conscientious student, Hunter is known to be honest and responsible.
Helping environmentally-conscientious business leaders choose environmentally-friendly solutions.
MARC VEYRAT works the dining room at La Ferme de Mon Père, his restaurant here in the French Alps, like any conscientious chef but then he takes an extra step: he teaches diners how to eat his food.
A Practical Guide for Conscientious Catholics.
Pharmacists Must Have the Right to Exercise Conscientious Refusal.
The report noted that current rules about conscientious objection require an objection to "war in any form," creating a conflict for those who may have specific moral objections to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan but not to all wars.
The present generation of parents is loving and conscientious, but also very anxious: fearful on behalf of their children and anxious about their own parental decision-making.
These past eight years, I have witnessed a tireless, conscientious, passionate, selfless politician who truly works for her constituents to improve quality of life.

In science:

Bottom line is that, in my opinion, authors and reviewers that are already doing great and conscientious work would probably not see any difference when switching to the suggested system, since their self-imposed requirements are strong enough.
Rapid, Impartial and Comprehensive (RIC) publishing: A new concept for scientific journals