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Dictionary entry overview: What does scruples mean?
• SCRUPLES (noun)
The noun SCRUPLES has 1 sense:
1. motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
Familiarity information: SCRUPLES used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
Nouns denoting goals
Hypernyms ("scruples" is a kind of...):
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "scruples"):
superego ((psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience)
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