Definition of Overscrupulous

1. a. Scrupulous to excess.



Definition of Overscrupulous

1. Adjective. Excessively scrupulous. ¹

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Definition of Overscrupulous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overscrupulous

overscented
overschedule
overscheduled
overschedules
overscheduling
overschooled
overscore
overscored
overscores
overscoring
overscreen
overscreened
overscreening
overscreens
overscrupulosity
overscrupulous (current term)
overscrupulousness
oversea
oversearch
oversearched
oversearches
oversearching
overseas
overseas Chinese
overseas cap
overseas telegram
overseas territory
overseason
overseasoned
overseasoning

Literary usage of Overscrupulous

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1. Parody in Jewish Literature by Israel Davidson (1907)
"Rabbi Peddler said there are two secrets: Any customer who j ays his debts to a peddler is overscrupulous, and any • peddler who pays his debts to the ..."

2. Record of Christian Work edited by Alexander McConnell, William Revell Moody, Arthur Percy Fitt (1910)
"Do you know the kind of lad who has an overscrupulous conscience as to whether one needs to be baptized or not, as to whether this or that is the right ..."

3. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: The Text in the by Adam Clarke, Daniel Curry (1884)
"The overscrupulous Jew became an ascetic by compulsion. ... Of these overscrupulous Jews some had become converts to the Gospel, and with neither the ..."

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