Origin of conscientious objector
Words nearby conscientious objector
How to use conscientious objector in a sentence
“This is not about saving Christmas from the secularists, but rather from overly conscientious Christians,” Wilson writes.Kirk Cameron Saves Christmas from Abominable Killjoys (Other Christians)|Brandy Zadrozny|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her preparation sounds like normal due diligence by a conscientious executive for the task in hand.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Early on, we had been conscientious about providing them with gender-neutral toys like blocks, balls, and puzzles.Why I Finally Let My Girls Be Girly|Andy Hinds|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thus spoke countless, earlier generations of failed, though no doubt principled and conscientious, revolutionaries.Ukraine’s Vigilante Peacemakers|James Kirchick|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ron, who was only 27 at the time, had been a conscientious objector.Remembering Ron Moreau: Goodbye To A War Reporting Legend|Christopher Dickey|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I suppose he is sick of the sound of them, or perhaps it is because he feels obliged to be conscientious in teaching Beethoven!Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Keen and canny, they drive a close bargain but, scrupulous and conscientious, fulfil it faithfully.
It proceeds neither from wrath, that is, from the fear of their wrath, nor from a conscientious sense of obligation to obey them.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
Not much intellect, but most conscientious and as faithful as an old watch dog.
His master may be a man of some conscientious scruples; ours may be unmerciful.
British Dictionary definitions for conscientious objector
Cultural definitions for conscientious objector
A person who refuses to render military service on the grounds of moral principle or religious belief. A CO must demonstrate a sincere, active, and long-standing objection in order to receive an exemption from armed service. The United States and some European governments officially recognize CO status; approved COs are usually required to perform social service or noncombat military service in place of armed duty. (See also draft, draft dodger, and Selective Service System.)