What does "Scrupulous" mean?


(a.) Careful; cautious; exact; nice; as, scrupulous abstinence from labor; scrupulous performance of duties (a.) Full ofscrupules; inclined to scruple; nicely doubtful; hesitating to determine or to act, from a fear of offending or of doing wrong (a.) Given to making objections; captious (a.) Liable to be doubted; doubtful; nice

Synonyms conscientious, careful, religious, painstaking

Example: "Less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance" Example: "Scrupulous attention to details"

Word Family scrupulously, scrupulousness, unscrupulous, unscrupulously, unscrupulousness