Definitions of scruple:
- noun: an ethical or moral principle that inhibits action
- noun: uneasiness about the fitness of an action
- noun: a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
- verb: hesitate on moral grounds
Example: "The man scrupled to perjure himself"
- verb: have doubts about
- verb: raise scruples
Example: "He lied and did not even scruple about it"
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