Definitions For Scruple

noun

  • Motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
  • An ethical or moral principle that inhibits action
  • Uneasiness about the fitness of an action
  • A unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
  • To be unwilling to dosomething because you think it is improper, morally wrong, etc.

verb

  • Have doubts about
  • Raise scruples
  • Hesitate on moral grounds

Is Scruples a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
12
Words with Friends
16

The word Scruple is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Scruple in a Sentence

  • A tabloid journalist who has never scrupled to reveal the most intimate details about the lives of celebrities

Synonyms for Scruple

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