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scruple [the ~] noun

  1. the scruple (conscientious objection; qualm)
    der Skrupel; die Gewissensbedenken; die Gewissensbisse; die Gewissensskrupel

Translation Matrix for scruple:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Gewissensbedenken conscientious objection; qualm; scruple scruples
Gewissensbisse conscientious objection; qualm; scruple compunction; contrition; qualms of conscience; remorse
Gewissensskrupel conscientious objection; qualm; scruple scruples
Skrupel conscientious objection; qualm; scruple scruples
- misgiving; qualm

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Related Definitions for "scruple":

  1. an ethical or moral principle that inhibits action1
  2. uneasiness about the fitness of an action1
  3. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains1
  4. have doubts about1
  5. raise scruples1
    • He lied and did not even scruple about it1
  6. hesitate on moral grounds1
    • The man scrupled to perjure himself1

Wiktionary Translations for scruple:

  1. hesitation from the difficulty of determining what is right
  1. Bedenken, Zweifel oder Gewissensbisse, die zu Hemmungen führen

Cross Translation:
scruple Skrupel scrupuledoute ou hésitation que l'on éprouve à la peur de mal faire ou d'être importun.