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Synonyms for unscrupulous
ʌnˈskru pyə ləsun·scrupu·lous

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Wiktionary

  1. unscrupulousadjective

    Antonyms:
    upstanding, ethical, scrupulous

  2. unscrupulousadjective

    Antonyms:
    scrupulous, ethical, upstanding

  3. unscrupulousadjective

    Antonyms:
    ethical, scrupulous, upstanding

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unscrupulousadjective

    without scruples or principles

    "unscrupulous politicos who would be happy to sell...their country in order to gain power"

    Antonyms:
    religious, scrupulous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unscrupulousadjective

    Synonyms:
    unprincipled, without scruples, regardless of principle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unscrupulousadjective

    Synonyms:
    unprincipled, unconscientious, dishonest, dishonorable, knavish

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How to use unscrupulous in a sentence?

  1. Charlie Mayhew:

    Whether we like it or not, our market is complicit in the trade in ivory, the big concern that we have at the moment is that there is evidence that unscrupulous traders and dealers are using the 1947 rule to disguise more modern ivory as being pre-1947, when it's not.

  2. Yang Guang:

    We would like to make it clear to the very small group of unscrupulous and violent criminals and the dirty forces behind Hong Kong police -- those who play with fire will perish by it.

  3. Melissa Fleming:

    Every week we learn of more deaths and drownings on the Mediterranean route because the boats people are packed on are unseaworthy or overcrowded. Now we are hearing of cases of mass deaths along the land journey. This terrible tragedy shows the unscrupulous business of smugglers who have no regard for human life is extending across the continent.

  4. Samuel Smiles:

    It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one; but success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest; better to lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    Failure to pass this bill would be a tremendous win for the unscrupulous hedge funds that have held this bill up for six months demanding to be first in line over the needs of the people of Puerto Rico, unless Congress acts, our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico will be plunged into deep economic turmoil in just three days’ time.


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