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conscientious
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
careful to do what is right—especially to perform duties in a thorough manner (as when guided by conscience)
  • He was a most estimable old man, and the most careful and conscientious doctor in the province.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (99% in)
  • But hesitation, suspense, conflict between belief and disbelief—is sometimes such torture to a conscientious man, such as you are, that it's better to hang oneself at once.
    Book 11 — Ivan (89% in)
  • He was a conscientious doctor and an excellent and pious man, a Hernguter or Moravian brother, I am not quite sure which.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (15% in)

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