Examples of usage:

  1. But for this, she might have grown out of her natural self by force of her conscientious desire to do right; and might have become, indeed, a good and perfect woman. "John Marchmont's Legacy, Volume I (of 3)" by Mary E. Braddon
  2. Mr. Parkhurst's or Father McKinnon's- bear the ear- marks of personal investigation and conscientious endeavor after the truth-" the whole truth and nothing but the truth." "The Friars in the Philippines" by Ambrose Coleman
  3. There never was the shadow of an affectation upon her; nor more than a shadow of self- consciousness- very rare among conscientious persons. "The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne" by Frank Preston Stearns
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