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Detailed Translations for scruples from English to French


scruples [the ~] noun

  1. the scruples
    le scrupule; le sens d'honneur

Translation Matrix for scruples:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
scrupule scruples conscientious objection; qualm; scruple
sens d'honneur scruples
- conscience; moral sense; sense of right and wrong

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Related Definitions for "scruples":

  1. motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions1

Wiktionary Translations for scruples:

  1. péj|fr Dénué de toute préoccupation morale ou altruiste.

scruples form of scruple:

scruple [the ~] noun

  1. the scruple (conscientious objection; qualm)
    le scrupule

Translation Matrix for scruple:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
scrupule 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. doute ou hésitation que l'on éprouve à la peur de mal faire ou d'être importun.

Cross Translation:
scruple scrupule SkrupelBedenken, Zweifel oder Gewissensbisse, die zu Hemmungen führen

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