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adjective: conscientious

1. 1.

wishing to do one's work or duty well and thoroughly.

"a conscientious man, he took his duties very seriously"

diligent, industrious, punctilious, painstaking, sedulous, assiduous,


dedicated, careful, meticulous, thorough, attentive, laborious, hard-
synonyms:
working, ultra-careful, persevering, unflagging, searching, close, minute,
accurate, correct, studious, rigorous, particular; More

adjective: inquisitive

1. having or showing an interest in learning things; curious.

"his poems reveal an intensely inquisitive mind"

o unduly curious about the affairs of others; prying.

"I didn't like to seem inquisitive"

curious, intrigued, interested, burning with curiosity, agog;


over-curious, over-interested, prying, spying, scrutinizing,
eavesdropping, intrusive, interfering, busybody, meddling,
meddlesome;
enquiring, questioning, probing;
synonyms:
informalnosy, nosy-parker, snooping, snoopy;
nebby;
rarebusy
"their inquisitive neighbours had gathered at the gate"

adjective: frivolous

1. not having any serious purpose or value.

"frivolous ribbons and lacy frills"

flippant, glib, waggish, joking, jokey, light-hearted, facetious, fatuous,


inane, shallow, superficial, senseless, thoughtless, ill-considered, non-
serious; More
informalflip;
synonyms:
informaldaft;
archaicfrolicsome, sportive, jocose
"they never indulged in frivolous remarks"
impractical, frothy, flimsy, insubstantial
"her face was thickly painted and her clothes were frivolous"
time-wasting, trivial, trifling, minor, petty, lightweight, insignificant,
unimportant, worthless, valueless, pointless, paltry, niggling, peripheral
"new rules to stop frivolous lawsuits"
antonyms: serious, practical, important

adjective: unpleasant

1. causing discomfort, unhappiness, or revulsion; disagreeable.

"an unpleasant smell"

disagreeable, irksome, troublesome, annoying, irritating, vexatious,


displeasing, uncomfortable, distressing, nasty, horrible, appalling,
terrible, awful, dreadful, hateful, detestable, miserable, abominable,
execrable, odious, invidious, objectionable, offensive, obnoxious,
repugnant, repulsive, repellent, revolting, disgusting, distasteful,
nauseating, unsavoury, unpalatable, ugly
synonyms:
"a very unpleasant situation"
unappetizing, unpalatable, unsavoury, uninviting, unappealing, off-
putting, inedible, uneatable, bitter, sour, rancid;
disgusting, repugnant, revolting, nauseating, sickening, offensive, foul,
rotten, vile
"an unpleasant burnt sugar taste"
antonyms: pleasant, agreeable, palatable

o (of a person or their manner) unfriendly and inconsiderate; rude.

"when drunk, he could become very unpleasant"

unlikable, unlovable, unattractive, disagreeable;


unfriendly, inconsiderate, rude, impolite, obnoxious, nasty,
spiteful, cruel, malicious, mean, mean-spirited, vicious,
poisonous, venomous, vindictive, malign;
synonyms:
frightful, ghastly, insufferable, unbearable, annoying, irritating;
churlish, ill-natured, ill-humoured, ill-tempered, cross, bad-
tempered
"he was the most unpleasant man I knew"

Majestic, splendid, superb, awesome, exceptional, outstanding, magnificent, spectacular,


impressive, marvellous

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