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Found 3 items, similar to Scruple.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: scruple keberatan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: scruple scruple n 1: a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains 2: uneasiness about the fitness of an action [syn: qualm, misgiving] 3: an ethical or moral principle that inhibits action scruple v 1: hesitate on moral grounds; “The man scrupled to perjure himself” 2: raise scruples; “He lied and did not even scruple about it” 3: have doubts about
English → English (gcide) Definition: Scruple Scruple \Scru"ple\, v. t. 1. To regard with suspicion; to hesitate at; to question. [1913 Webster] Others long before them . . . scrupled more the books of heretics than of gentiles. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To excite scruples in; to cause to scruple. [R.] [1913 Webster] Letters which did still scruple many of them. --E. Symmons. [1913 Webster] Scruple \Scru"ple\, n. [L. scrupulus a small sharp or pointed stone, the twenty-fourth part of an ounce, a scruple, uneasiness, doubt, dim. of scrupus a rough or sharp stone, anxiety, uneasiness; perh. akin to Gr. ? the chippings of stone, ? a razor, Skr. kshura: cf. F. scrupule.] 1. A weight of twenty grains; the third part of a dram. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, a very small quantity; a particle. [1913 Webster] I will not bate thee a scruple. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Hesitation as to action from the difficulty of determining what is right or expedient; unwillingness, doubt, or hesitation proceeding from motives of conscience. [1913 Webster] He was made miserable by the conflict between his tastes and his scruples. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] To make scruple, to hesitate from conscientious motives; to scruple. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Scruple \Scru"ple\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scrupled; p. pr. & vb. n. Scrupling.] To be reluctant or to hesitate, as regards an action, on account of considerations of conscience or expedience. [1913 Webster] We are often over-precise, scrupling to say or do those things which lawfully we may. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] Men scruple at the lawfulness of a set form of divine worship. --South. [1913 Webster]


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