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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·sci·en·tious /ˌkɑn(t)ʃiˈɛn(t)ʃəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sci·en·tious a.
 1. 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 men.   --Prescott.
 2. Characterized by a regard to conscience; conformed to the dictates of conscience; -- said of actions.
    A holy and conscientious course.   --Abp. Tillotson.
 Syn: -- Scrupulous; exact; faithful; just; upright.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by extreme care and great effort;
             "conscientious application to the work at hand";
             "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to
             details" [syn: painstaking, scrupulous]
      2: guided by or in accordance with conscience or sense of right
         and wrong; "a conscientious decision to speak out about
         injustice" [ant: unconscientious]