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Conscientious vs. Conscious

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Conscientiousadjective

Thorough, careful, or vigilant in one’s task performance.

‘He was a thoughtful and conscientious worker.’;

Consciousadjective

Alert, awake; with one's mental faculties active.

‘The noise woke me, but it was another few minutes before I was fully conscious.’;

Conscientiousadjective

Influenced by conscience; governed by a strict regard to the dictates of conscience, or by the known or supposed rules of right and wrong; -- said of a person.

‘The advice of wise and conscientious men.’;

Consciousadjective

Aware of one's own existence; aware of one's own awareness.

‘Only highly intelligent beings can be fully conscious.’;

Conscientiousadjective

Influenced by conscience; governed by a strict regard to the dictates of conscience, or by the known or supposed rules of right and wrong; - said of a person.

‘The advice of wise and conscientious men.’;

Consciousadjective

Aware of, sensitive to; observing and noticing, or being strongly interested in or concerned about.

‘I was conscious of a noise behind me.’; ‘a very class-conscious analysis’;

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Conscientiousadjective

Characterized by a regard to conscience; conformed to the dictates of conscience; - said of actions.

‘A holy and conscientious course.’;

Consciousadjective

Deliberate, intentional, done with awareness of what one is doing.

Conscientiousadjective

characterized by extreme care and great effort;

‘conscientious application to the work at hand’; ‘painstaking research’; ‘scrupulous attention to details’;

Consciousadjective

Known or felt personally, internally by a person.

‘conscious guilt’;

Conscientiousadjective

guided by or in accordance with conscience or sense of right and wrong;

‘a conscientious decision to speak out about injustice’;

Consciousadjective

Self-conscious.

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Conscientiousadjective

wishing to do one's work or duty well and thoroughly

‘a conscientious man, he took his duties very seriously’;

Consciousnoun

The part of the mind that is aware of itself; the consciousness.

Conscientiousadjective

relating to a person's conscience

‘the individual is denied even the opportunity to break the law on conscientious grounds’;

Consciousadjective

Possessing the faculty of knowing one's own thoughts or mental operations.

‘Some are thinking or conscious beings, or have a power of thought.’;

Consciousadjective

Possessing knowledge, whether by internal, conscious experience or by external observation; cognizant; aware; sensible.

‘Her conscious heart imputed suspicion where none could have been felt.’; ‘The man who breathes most healthilly is least conscious of his own breathing.’;

Consciousadjective

Made the object of consciousness; known to one's self; as, conscious guilt.

‘With conscious terrors vex me round.’;

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Consciousadjective

intentionally conceived;

‘a conscious effort to speak more slowly’; ‘a conscious policy’;

Consciousadjective

knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts;

‘remained conscious during the operation’; ‘conscious of his faults’; ‘became conscious that he was being followed’;

Consciousadjective

(followed by `of') showing realization or recognition of something;

‘few voters seem conscious of the issue's importance’; ‘conscious of having succeeded’; ‘the careful tread of one conscious of his alcoholic load’;

Consciousadjective

aware of and responding to one's surroundings

‘although I was in pain, I was conscious’;

Consciousadjective

having knowledge of something

‘we are conscious of the extent of the problem’;

Consciousadjective

concerned with or worried about a particular matter

‘they were growing increasingly security-conscious’;

Consciousadjective

(of an action or feeling) deliberate and intentional

‘a conscious effort to walk properly’;

Consciousadjective

(of the mind or a thought) directly perceptible to and under the control of the person concerned

‘when you go to sleep it is only the conscious mind which shuts down’;

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