conscientiously

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

conscientious +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

conscientiously (comparative more conscientiously, superlative most conscientiously)

  1. In a conscientious manner; attentively.
    • 1938, Norman Lindsay, Age of Consent, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1962, OCLC 751607287, page 58:
      STORES and tobacco were running out; it was time for a trip to the township. Also for a conscientiously taken holiday.
    • 1944 September and October, A Former Pupil, “Some Memories of Crewe Works—I”, in Railway Magazine, page 285:
      Others who conscientiously attended the Technical College at night often drooped over their desks in a doze, and one does not wonder at it.