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We found 41 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word scruple:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. scruple: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. scruple: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. scruple: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. scruple: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. scruple: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. scruple, scruple: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Scruple, scruple: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. scruple: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. scruple: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. scruple: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. scruple: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. scruple: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. scruple: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. scruple (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. scruple: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. scruple: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Scruple (unit), Scruple: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Scruple: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. scruple: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. scruple: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. scruple: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. scruple: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Scruple: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. scruple: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. scruple: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  26. scruple: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. scruple: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. scruple: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. scruple: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. scruple: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. scruple: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. scruple: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. scruple: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. scruple: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Scruple: Catholic Encyclopedia [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Scruple: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. Scruple: Eric Weisstein's World of Physics [home, info]
  3. scruple (s): How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. scruple: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (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 ("The man scrupled to perjure himself")
verb:  have doubts about
verb:  raise scruples ("He lied and did not even scruple about it")

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Phrases that include scruple:   not scruple to do something

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