consciencieux

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French conscientieux,[1] corresponding to conscience +‎ -eux.[2]

Adjective[edit]

consciencieux (feminine singular consciencieuse, masculine plural consciencieux, feminine plural consciencieuses)

  1. conscientious, thorough

References[edit]

  1. ^ “conscientious”, in OED Online, Oxford: Oxford University Press, launched 2000.
  2. ^ consciencieux” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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