noun see scrupulous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scrupulousness — index adhesion (loyalty), fairness, honesty, honor (good reputation), integrity, particularity …   Law dictionary

  • scrupulousness — scrupulous ► ADJECTIVE 1) diligent and thorough. 2) very concerned to avoid doing wrong. DERIVATIVES scrupulosity noun scrupulously adverb scrupulousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Scrupulousness — Scrupulous Scru pu*lous, a. [L. scrupulosus: cf. F. scrupuleux.] 1. Full of scruples; inclined to scruple; nicely doubtful; hesitating to determine or to act, from a fear of offending or of doing wrong. [1913 Webster] Abusing their liberty, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scrupulousness — See scrupulosity. * * * …   Universalium

  • scrupulousness — noun a) The property of being scrupulous. b) The result or product of being scrupulous …   Wiktionary

  • scrupulousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Attentiveness to detail: care, carefulness, fastidiousness, meticulousness, pain (used in plural), painstaking, punctiliousness, thoroughness. See CAREFUL …   English dictionary for students

  • scrupulousness — n. morality, quality of adhering to ethical principles; preciseness, stringency, exactness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scrupulousness — n. See scrupulosity …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • scrupulousness — scru·pu·lous·ness …   English syllables

  • scrupulousness — See: scrupulous …   English dictionary

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