Scrupulous – meaning of the word and examples

Having moral integrityacting in strict regard for what is considered right or proper. (Merriam – Webster)

Punctiliously exact: Painstaking. (Merriam – Webster)

Having scruples, or moral or ethical standards; having or showing a strict regard for what one considers right; principled. (

Punctiliously or minutely careful, precise, or exact: (

Extremely honest: (Cambridge Dictionary)

(of a person or process) careful, thorough, and extremely attentive to details. (Oxford Dictionaries)

 Very concerned to avoid doing wrong. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Someone who is scrupulous takes great care to do what is fair, honest, or morally right. (Collins Dictionary)


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