conscientiousness


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con·sci·en·tious

 (kŏn′shē-ĕn′shəs)
adj.
1. Guided by or in accordance with the dictates of conscience; principled: a conscientious decision to speak out about injustice.
2. Thorough and assiduous: a conscientious worker; a conscientious effort to comply with the regulations. See Synonyms at diligent.

[Obsolete French conscientieux, from Medieval Latin cōnscientiōsus, from Latin cōnscientia, conscience; see conscience.]

con′sci·en′tious·ly adv.
con′sci·en′tious·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conscientiousness - the quality of being in accord with the dictates of conscience
conscience - conformity to one's own sense of right conduct; "a person of unflagging conscience"
religiousness - the quality of being extremely conscientious; "his care in observing the rules of good health amounted to a kind of religiousness"
unconscientiousness - the quality of being willing to ignore the dictates of conscience
2.conscientiousness - the trait of being painstaking and careful
carefulness - the quality of being careful and painstaking; "I admired the carefulness of his work"
meticulosity, meticulousness, punctiliousness, scrupulousness - strict attention to minute details
thoroughness - conscientiousness in performing all aspects of a task
diligence - conscientiousness in paying proper attention to a task; giving the degree of care required in a given situation
strictness, stringency - conscientious attention to rules and details
unconscientiousness - the trait of not being painstaking or careful
Translations
وَعْي الضَّمير ، القِيام بالواجِب تَماما
svědomitost
samviskusemi
svedomitosť
dikkattitizlik

conscientiousness

[ˌkɒnʃɪˈenʃəsnɪs] Ndiligencia f, escrupulosidad f

conscientiousness

nGewissenhaftigkeit f; (= sense of duty)Pflichtbewusstsein nt, → Pflichtgefühl nt

conscientiousness

[ˌkɒnʃɪˈɛnʃəsnɪs] ncoscienziosità

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 ?
This afternoon, instead of dreaming of Deepden, I was wondering how a man who wished to do right could act so unjustly and unwisely as Charles the First sometimes did; and I thought what a pity it was that, with his integrity and conscientiousness, he could see no farther than the prerogatives of the crown.
D'Artagnan did reflect, and resolved to thrash Planchet provisionally; which he did with the conscientiousness that D'Artagnan carried into everything.
The Lord never made either year face or head for X What good can your bumps of ideality, comparison, self-esteem, conscientiousness, do you here?
Goodfellow's sensitive conscientiousness forbade him to withhold from the court) was considered so unbroken and so thoroughly conclusive, that the jury, without leaving their seats, returned an immediate verdict of "Guilty of murder in the first degree.
But then there is also a large class of minds which cannot be sure it is false--minds of very various degrees of conscientiousness and intellectual power, up to the highest.
The way was partly prepared for Gibbon by two Scottish historians, his early contemporaries, the philosopher David Hume and the clergyman William Robertson, but they have little of his scientific conscientiousness.
In spite of the scrupulous conscientiousness with which Sergey Ivanovitch verified the correctness of the critic's arguments, he did not for a minute stop to ponder over the faults and mistakes which were ridiculed; but unconsciously he began immediately trying to recall every detail of his meeting and conversation with the author of the article.
In her moral character, it is beautiful to behold her continual gladness, her keen enjoyment of existence, her expansive love, her unhesitating confidence, her sympathy with suffering, her conscientiousness, truthfulness, and hopefulness.
Poulter felt that he had acted with scrupulous conscientiousness, and said, "Well, now, Master Tulliver, if I take the crown-piece, it is to make sure as you'll do no mischief with the sword.
Neuroticism is one of the "big five" personality traits recognised by psychologists, along with openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, and agreeableness.
PAUL CADDIS The Scot's workrate has been high in every session and his conscientiousness has been apparent by his constant checking of his GPS data with the conditioning team.
The personality traits such as conscientiousness and agreeableness, have been found to significantly related to students performance in a course.