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“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.
Thus spoke countless, earlier generations of failed, though no doubt principled and conscientious, revolutionaries.
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.)