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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Strict attention to minute details; Conformity to high standards of ethics or excellence.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : a scrupulous performance
  • I think that sort of scrupulousness is very ill-bred, if you'll excuse my saying so, Rose.
  • Has there been a decline in scrupulousness which tends to obscure boundaries between physics and metaphyscis?
  • "scrupulousness" she contrived to communicate pretty freely by means of Parry, her cofferer, and others, with the outside world. for more
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