Scruple synonyms

skro͝o'pəl
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A strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt:
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A twinge of conscience; scruple
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An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
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Exhibiting compunctions, scruples, feelings of guilt.
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Showing care and precision; painstaking
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Excessively scrupulous or sensitive, as in taste, propriety, or neatness:
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Showing or acting with extreme care and concern for details.
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Acting with, showing, or involving great care and attention.
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Strictly distinguished from others; very:
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Very careful about every detail of behavior, ceremony, etc.
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Of the rabbis, their doctrines, learning, language, etc., esp. in the early Middle Ages
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Extremely conscientious
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Reluctance
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(Rare) Meticulousness; the state or quality of being meticulous.
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A notable or distinctive feature or characteristic.
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The state of being penitent; repentance
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The act or state of being punctilious; strict attention to detail.
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The property of being scrupulous.
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The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
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The act of waiting or the time spent waiting.
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A state of apprehension and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation. &diamf3; In psychiatry, a patient has an anxiety disorder &diamf3; if normal psychological functioning is disrupted or if anxiety persists without an identifiable cause.
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To check or thwart by or as if by an obstacle.
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To voice opposition; object:
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To go away from; depart from:
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To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
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To ask questions.
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(Sports) To assign to (a horse) the weight it must carry as a handicap in a race.
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To feel distressed in the mind; be anxious, troubled, or uneasy
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The promise of or a request for such an arrangement
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(Informal) A particular kind of action, situation, or behavior:
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A very small piece broken from a baked item, such as a cookie, cake, or bread.
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A dab hand.
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The effect or sound of smashing or splashing
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A tiny spot, speck, or mark, esp. one made with or as with a pointed object
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A small drink of alcoholic liquor
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A trace or hint:
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A small part broken off or detached.
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A tiny, solid particle, as of salt or sand
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A trifling amount; the smallest bit
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The smallest unit of liquid measure, equal to160 fluid dram or about half a drop (0.0616 milliliter): the British and Canadian imperial minim equals160 of an imperial fluid dram or 0.0592 milliliter
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Any of a large subclass (Acari) of tiny, sometimes microscopic, arachnids often parasitic upon animals, insects, or plants, or infesting prepared foods, including many species that transmit diseases
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A small amount; bit
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The smallest particle of an element or compound that can exist in the free state and still retain the characteristics of the element or compound: the molecules of elements consist of one atom or two or more similar atoms; those of compounds consist of two or more different atoms
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(Now Chiefly Dial.) A scrap or fragment of food left from a meal
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Any small amount
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A very small or the smallest possible amount, trace, or degree:
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Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
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A long, narrow strip or piece made by cutting or tearing
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A very small quantity or amount.
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A small spot, mark, or stain
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A small diacritic mark, such as an accent, vowel mark, or dot over an i.
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Anything that is of little importance or worth.
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The least bit; an iota:
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A location or position:
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