Origin of conscientious objection
OTHER WORDS FROM conscientious objectionconscientious objector, noun
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How to use conscientious objection 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
“Objection,” said defense attorney Patrick Ostronic, wearing a look of disgust.
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
I had no objection to staying in it, by which I mean staying in it.
Early on, we had been conscientious about providing them with gender-neutral toys like blocks, balls, and puzzles.
“But the laws of Poloeland and those of Flatland are different,” said Amalatok, starting another objection.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
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
That is a very lofty, poetical, and gratifying conception, but it is open to one fatal objection—it is not true.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Keen and canny, they drive a close bargain but, scrupulous and conscientious, fulfil it faithfully.
Unless some creditor objects and specifies his ground of objection, the petition will be granted.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles