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Synonyms for scrupulous
ˈskru pyə ləsscrupu·lous

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. scrupulousadjective

    fair, moral, worried, painstaking, honourable, just, meticulous, righteous, ethical, minded


  2. scrupulousadjective

    Exactly and carefully conducted.

    He is scrupulous in his finances.

    minded, just, fair, worried, painstaking, moral, righteous, ethical, meticulous, honourable


  3. scrupulousadjective

    Having scruples or compunctions.

    He is a scrupulous businessman and always acts in the best interest of his company.

    righteous, meticulous, just, painstaking, minded, moral, fair, worried, ethical, honourable


  4. scrupulousadjective

    Precise; exact or strict

    minded, moral, ethical, worried, painstaking, honourable, just, righteous, fair, meticulous


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. scrupulous

    conscientious, dubious, diffident, punctilious, exact, cautious, nice, precise, reluctant

    reckless, unscrupulous, unhesitating, confident, self-satisfied, self-complacent, eager

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. scrupulousadjective

    having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled

    "less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance"

    painstaking, conscientious

    careless, unscrupulous

  2. conscientious, painstaking, scrupulousadjective

    characterized by extreme care and great effort

    "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"

    painstaking, conscientious

    unscrupulous, careless

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. scrupulousadjective

    conscientious, punctilious, strict, nice

  2. scrupulousadjective

    cautious, careful, exact, vigilant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. scrupulousadjective

    conscientious, exact, strict, punctilious, particular

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "scrupulous":

    strict, meticulous, conscientious, careful, faithful

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How to use scrupulous in a sentence?

  1. David Harsanyi:

    This week alone, four big scoops were run by major news organizations — written by top reporters and presumably churned through layers of scrupulous editing — that turned out to be completely wrong: Reuters, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, and others reported that the special counsel’s office had subpoenaed Donald Trump’s records from Deutsche Bank. They weren’t, aBC reported that Trump had directed Michael Flynn to make contact with Russian officials before the election. He didn’t (as far as we know). The New York Times ran a story that showed K.T. McFarland had acknowledged collusion. She didn’t. Then CNN topped off the week by falsely reporting that the Trump campaign had been offered access to hacked Democratic National Committee emails before they were published.

  2. Joseph Conrad:

    The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement -- but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims.

  3. Jerome K. Jerome:

    Some people are under the impression that all that is required to make a good fisherman is the ability to tell lies easily and without blushing; but this is a mistake. Mere bald fabrication is useless; the veriest tyro can manage that. It is in the circumstantial detail, the embellishing touches of probability, the general air of scrupulous -- almost of pedantic -- veracity, that the experienced angler is seen.

  4. Klaus Naumann:

    A measure of the seriousness with which Israel took its moral duties and its responsibilities under the laws of armed conflict is that in some cases Israel’s scrupulous adherence to the laws of war cost Israeli soldiers’ and civilians’ lives.

  5. Klaus Naumann:

    A measure of the seriousness with which Israel Israel took Israel Israel moral duties and Israel Israel responsibilities under the laws of armed conflict is that in some cases Israel’s scrupulous adherence to the laws of war cost Israeli soldiers ’ and civilians ’ lives.

Translations for scrupulous

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  • skrupulózníCzech
  • samvittighedsfuld, omhyggeligDanish
  • sorgfältig, gründlich, gewissenhaftGerman
  • escrupulosoSpanish
  • سخیفPersian
  • accurato, meticoloso, acribia, coscienziosoItalian
  • uhupoho, uhupono, mōteatea, rikarikaMāori
  • nøye, samvittighetsfull, prinsippfast, omhyggelig, grundig, skrupuløsNorwegian
  • angstvallig, scrupuleus, meticuleusDutch
  • escrupulosoPortuguese
  • скрупулёзныйRussian
  • grundlig, samvetsöm, skrupulös, försiktig, nogräknad, omsorgsfull, betänksam, noggrann, sorgfällig, samvetsgrannSwedish
  • 谨慎的Chinese

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