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con·sci·en·tious / ˌkänchēˈenchəs/ • adj. (of a person) wishing to do what is right, esp. to do one's work or duty well and thoroughly: a conscientious and hardworking clerk. ∎  (of work or a person's manner) showing such an attitude. ∎  relating to a person's conscience. DERIVATIVES: con·sci·en·tious·ly adv. con·sci·en·tious·ness n.