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Definition of scruple noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

scruple

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈskrupl//
 
[countable, usually plural, uncountable]
 
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a feeling that prevents you from doing something that you think may be morally wrong I overcame my moral scruples. He had no scruples about spying on her. She is totally without scruple.
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