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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A feeling about right and wrong that keeps one from doing the wrong thing.

Usage examples (39)
  • To choose ways of not acting was ever the concern and scruple of my life.
  • He lied and did not even scruple about it
  • This absurd scruple is expressed almost in the same words by the continuator of
  • A scruple is a little sharp stone formerly used as a measure of weight. for more
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