scruples

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  • scruples — index conscience, integrity, reluctance, responsibility (conscience) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • scruples — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ moral, religious ▪ a man of few moral scruples VERB + SCRUPLES ▪ have ▪ overcome ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • scruples — n. 1) to have scruples 2) moral scruples 3) scruples about * * * moral scruples to have scruples scruples about …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Scruples — The word scruples or scruple can mean:*Misgivings *A unit of apothecary weight. It is equivalent to a twenty fourth part of an ounce, 1.3 grams, or 20 grains * Scruples (novel), a novel by Judith Krantz * Scruples (mini series), 1980 mini series… …   Wikipedia

  • scruples — plural noun he had no scruples about eavesdropping Syn: qualms, compunction, pangs/twinges of conscience, hesitation, reservations, second thoughts, doubt(s), misgivings, uneasiness, reluctance See note at qualms …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • scruples — (Roget s IV) pl.n. Syn. overconscientiousness, conscience, scrupulousness; see attention 2 , care 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • scruples — n. compunctions, qualms, pangs of conscience scru·ple || skruːpl n. qualm, compunction; moral; misgiving, hesitation; iota, tiny amount; unit of weight equal to 1/3 of a dram (1.295 grams) v. have qualms; hesitate, have misgivings …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scruples — [ˈskruːp(ə)lz] noun [plural] moral principles that prevent you from doing something that you think is bad …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • scruples — noun motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person s thoughts and actions • Syn: ↑conscience, ↑moral sense, ↑sense of right and wrong • Hypernyms: ↑ethical motive, ↑ethics, ↑morals, ↑moralit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scruples (novel) — Scruples is a 1978 novel by Judith Krantz. The novel details the life story of protagonist Wilhelmina Hunnewell Winthrop as she goes from being a fat poor relation of an aristocratic Boston Brahman family to a thin, stylish woman who is left a… …   Wikipedia

  • Scruples (game) — Infobox Game title =Scruples subtitle = The Game of Moral Dilemmas image link = image caption = designer = Henry Makow illustrator = publisher = High Game Enterprises players = 4–12 ages = setup time = 1 minute playing time = about 1 hour… …   Wikipedia

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