Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Scrupled'
Scrupled Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Scruple \Scru"ple\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scrupled; p. pr. & vb.
To be reluctant or to hesitate, as regards an action, on
account of considerations of conscience or expedience.
We are often over-precise, scrupling to say or do those
things which lawfully we may. --Fuller.
Men scruple at the lawfulness of a set form of divine