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conscientiousness

 [kon″she-en´shus-nes]
a principled commitment to do something, such as to provide health care.
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In the wilderness have ever dwelt the conscientious, the free spirits, as lords of the wilderness; but in the cities dwell the well-foddered, famous wise ones--the draught-beasts.
Really conscientious? Then he's not - but of course he can't be, if he's really conscientious.
Berg smiled with a sense of his superiority over a weak woman, and paused, reflecting that this dear wife of his was after all but a weak woman who could not understand all that constitutes a man's dignity, what it was ein Mann zu sein.* Vera at the same time smiling with a sense of superiority over her good, conscientious husband, who all the same understood life wrongly, as according to Vera all men did.
Neither law nor conscience forbid this project: for the fellow, I promise you, however well drest, is but a vagabond, and as proper as any fellow in the streets to be pressed into the service; and as for the conscientious part, surely the preservation of a young lady from such ruin is a most meritorious act; nay, with regard to the fellow himself, unless he could succeed (which Heaven forbid) with my cousin, it may probably be the means of preserving him from the gallows, and perhaps may make his fortune in an honest way."
Mihail Vassilievitch Sludin, the chief secretary, was a straightforward, intelligent, good-hearted, and conscientious man, and Alexey Alexandrovitch was aware of his personal goodwill.
Nothing clings like a suspicion in the mind of a conscientious young man that he has been allowing his heart to stray from its proper anchorage.
With each the question is what the writer has done with his opportunity; and each answers the question for itself in words which, if I may say so without undue solemnity, were written with a conscientious regard for the truth of my own sensations.
Turkish Cypriot conscientious objector Halil Karapasaoglu was released from prison on Friday after being sent to prison for not paying a 2000 TL (EUR 360) fine imposed by a military court in the north of Cyprus for refusing to participate in reservist duties.
Turkish Cypriot conscientious objectorHalilKarapasiaoglou, 33, was released from the prison in the north on Friday after serving three of the 20 days that were initially imposed by a military court earlier in January.
In South Korea, most conscientious objectors -- usually members of the Jehovah's Witness Christian denomination -- have ended up in jail.
COUNCILLORS have backed a motion paying tribute to the "courage and contribution" of conscientious objectors during the First World War.
Council notes with regret that the same 1918 act excluded 16,000 conscientious objectors from the right to vote, throughout the First World War and for five years after.