Con`sci*en"tious (?), a. [Cf. F.
consciencieux, LL. conscientiosus.]
1. Influenced by conscience; governed by a
strict regard to the dictates of conscience, or by the known or
supposed rules of right and wrong; -- said of a person.
The advice of wise and conscientious
2. Characterized by a regard to
conscience; conformed to the dictates of conscience; -- said of
A holy and conscientious course.
Syn. -- Scrupulous; exact; faithful; just; upright.