Definition of Scrupling

1. Verb. (present participle of scruple) ¹



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Definition of Scrupling

1. scruple [v] - See also: scruple

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrupling

scrunchies
scrunching
scrunchy
scrunt
scrunted
scruntier
scrunting
scrunts
scrunty
scruple
scrupled
scrupleless
scrupler
scruplers
scruples
scrupling (current term)
scrupulist
scrupulists
scrupulize
scrupulized
scrupulizes
scrupulizing
scrupulosities
scrupulosity
scrupulous
scrupulously
scrupulousness
scrupulousnesses
scrutability
scrutable

Literary usage of Scrupling

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1. The History of Thucydides by Thucydides (1829)
"proceed on their voyage.8 But, as they were scrupling to comply with this request, it so happened that stormy weather coming on drove the ships to ..."

2. An Apologetical Relation of the Particular Sufferings of the Faithful by John Brown (1844)
"10,11, or suchas concern the ecclesiastic part, and so seem to weaken the grounds of scrupling at the taking of the oath upon that account, ..."

3. Historical memorials relating to the Independents, or Congregationalists by Benjamin Hanbury (1841)
"We have, in the latter, a particular promise not to ' be forward in speaking in public, or scrupling.' By which it appears that they are allowed, ..."

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