Hers was one of those involved and over-conscientious characters, keenly sensitive to the thought of duty and to others, pain.
The over-conscientious parent will disgust one child and make a fanatic of another.
There is a word of warning which should here be spoken to the over-conscientious student.
The over-conscientious individual may object that it is selfish to consider his own comfort when he has work to do for others.
But the obstinacy of an over-conscientious person who has a duty to perform is appalling.