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scrupulousness


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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              Abusing their liberty, to the offense of their weak
              brethren which were scrupulous.       --Hooker.
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     2. Careful; cautious; exact; nice; as, scrupulous abstinence
        from labor; scrupulous performance of duties.
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     3. Given to making objections; captious. [Obs.]
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              Equality of two domestic powers
              Breed scrupulous faction.             --Shak.
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     4. Liable to be doubted; doubtful; nice. [Obs.]
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              The justice of that cause ought to be evident; not
              obscure, not scrupulous.              --Bacon.
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     Syn: Cautious; careful; conscientious; hesitating.
          [1913 Webster] -- Scru"pu*lous*ly, adv. --
          Scru"pu*lous*ness, n.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  scrupulousness
       n 1: conformity to high standards of ethics or excellence [ant: unscrupulousness]
       2: strict attention to minute details [syn: meticulousness, meticulosity,
           punctiliousness]

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