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conscientious objector

n. Abbr. CO
One who on the basis of religious or moral principles refuses to bear arms or participate in military service.

conscientious objection n.

conscientious objector

n
(Military) a person who refuses to serve in the armed forces on the grounds of conscience
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conscientious objector - one who refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience
dissenter, dissident, objector, protester, contestant - a person who dissents from some established policy
Translations
odpůrce vojenské služby
militærnægter
szolgálatmegtagadó
askerlik karşıtı

conscientious objector

n (Mil) → Wehrdienst- or Kriegsdienstverweigerer m (aus Gewissensgründen)

conscientious objector

n (Mil) → obiettore m di coscienza

conscientious

(konʃiˈenʃəs) adjective
careful and hard-working. a conscientious pupil.
ˌconsciˈentiously adverb
ˌconsciˈentiousness noun
ˌconscientious obˈjector noun
a person who refuses to serve in the armed forces for moral or religious reasons.
References in classic literature ?
He would not, however, yield immediately to the young man's request, but made a few conscientious objections.
This brief summary of the teachings of the Catholic faith about human sexuality and marriage should make it clear that attempts by some of our legislators to introduce laws which go against the very nature of human sexuality and marriage will be vigorously countered by the conscientious objections of many faithful Catholics who will be exercising their freedom of religion and freedom of conscience to oppose such practices as same-sex unions (and even more same-sex marriage); divorce; multi-gender recognition; human embryo research; artificial contraceptives; and artificial insemination.
Nevertheless, with regard to conscientious objections to the 11 medical practices posed in the study, 54,40 % were for religious motives, 34,72 % were not for religious motives and 10,88 % were for both religious and not religious reasons.
These notables proclaimed from their ivory tower that doctors must euthanize, and if they have conscientious objections, they should be subjected to tribunals, community service requirements, and reeducation efforts.
The first of my Catholic colleagues, who organized residency training, was careful that any residents who "opted out" of the six-week abortion provision were interviewed about their conscientious objections.
They provide a day in court for people with conscientious objections to such a burden.
Andy Stahl: "When vaccination exemptions become easier to obtain than the vaccination itself, the unvaccinated population expands beyond those who hold sincere conscientious objections.
In summary, conscientious objections are based on an individual's maintenance of commitments to his or her core moral principles or beliefs (Wicclair, 2011).
The tribunal has recognised my conscientious objections by giving me substitution labour.
At a historic meeting of the governing body in the Church in Wales in September legislation was passed requiring the bishops to draw up a code of practice to ensure all members of the church, including those with conscientious objections to the decision, continued to feel accepted and valued within the Anglican denomination.
5)The extreme reaction to the suggestion that physicians have a duty to refer when patients request abortion services planted the seed for the development of a model policy on conscientious objections for Canadian Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons.
Physicians must register their conscientious objections with their licensing board, which must verify the sincerity of these objections and reject those that are discriminatory.