Definition of unscrupulous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ʌnˈskruːpjələs//
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈskruːpjələs//
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without moral principles; not honest or fair synonym unprincipled unscrupulous methods In his desire for power, he has become completely unscrupulous. The new law will give unscrupulous landlords an easy way of getting rid of people. opposite scrupulous See related entries: Dishonest
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unscrupulous