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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being conscientious and exact, painstaking, or principled.

Usage examples (38)
  • Adjective : a scrupulous performance
  • The whole idea of scrupulosity is very foreign to me.
  • He had nothing in him of the morbid scrupulosity which is such an inhuman feature in French Jansenism and some of the English sects.
  • M'Iver, it seemed to me with ridiculous scrupulosity. for more
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