Scrupulous

Definition of Scrupulous

Scru´pu`lous
a.1.Full of scruples; inclined to scruple; nicely doubtful; hesitating to determine or to act, from a fear of offending or of doing wrong.
Abusing their liberty, to the offense of their weak brethren which were scrupulous.
- Hooker.
2.Careful; cautious; exact; nice; as, scrupulous abstinence from labor; scrupulous performance of duties.
3.Given to making objections; captious.
Equality of two domestic powers
Breed scrupulous faction.
- Shak.
4.Liable to be doubted; doubtful; nice.
The justice of that cause ought to be evident; not obscure, not scrupulous.
- Bacon.

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