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used in David Copperfield

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careful to do what is right—especially to perform duties in a thorough manner (as when guided by conscience)
  • Mr. Omer's face and manner went for so much, that I could conscientiously nod my head, as divining his meaning.
    Chapters 28-30 (84% in)
  • 'My son's tutor is a conscientious gentleman; and if I had not implicit reliance on my son, I should have reliance on him.'
    Chapters 19-21 (44% in)
  • Conscientious, is he?
    Chapters 19-21 (45% in)
  • Really conscientious, now?'
    Chapters 19-21 (45% in)
  • Really conscientious?
    Chapters 19-21 (45% in)
  • Then he's not — but of course he can't be, if he's really conscientious.
    Chapters 19-21 (45% in)
  • You can't think how it elevates him in my opinion, to know for certain that he's really conscientious!'
    Chapters 19-21 (45% in)
  • I have therefore forborne to mention them to Miss Spenlow's father'; looking severely at him— 'knowing how little disposition there usually is in such cases, to acknowledge the conscientious discharge of duty.'
    Chapters 37-39 (27% in)

There are no more uses of "conscientious" in David Copperfield.

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