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Definition of Scrupulous

Scrupulous
Scrupulous Scru"pu*lous, a. [L. scrupulosus: cf. F. scrupuleux.] 1. Full ofscrupules; inclined to scruple; nicely doubtful; hesitating to determine or to act, from a fear of offending or of doing wrong. Abusing their liberty, to the offense of their weak brethren which were scrupulous. --Hooker. 2. Careful; cautious; exact; nice; as, scrupulous abstinence from labor; scrupulous performance of duties. 3. Given to making objections; captious. [Obs.] Equality of two domestic powers Breed scrupulous faction. --Shak. 4. Liable to be doubted; doubtful; nice. [Obs.] The justice of that cause ought to be evident; not obscrure, not scrupulous. --Bacon. Syn: Cautious; careful; conscientious; hesitating. -- Scru"pu*lous*ly, adv. -- Scru"pu*lous*ness, n.

Meaning of Scrupulous from wikipedia

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- infringement of their prerogatives." Stokes argues that "The British scrupulously avoided interference with the social structure of the village community...
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- political activism strictly separate from one another, calling himself "scrupulous at keeping my politics out of the cl****room". An intensely private person...
- arguments in his Third Annual Message to Congress on December 7, 1847. He scrupulously detailed his administration's position on the origins of the conflict...
- niece and Polish translator Aniela Zagórska: "[D]on't trouble to be too scrupulous... I may tell you (in French) that in my opinion il vaut mieux interpréter...
- moved to call witnesses to the trial, a question that the Senate had scrupulously avoided to that point. In both cases, the Senate voted to deliberate...
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