scruple

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1 scruple /ˈskruːpəl/ noun
plural scruples
1 scruple
/ˈskruːpəl/
noun
plural scruples
Learner's definition of SCRUPLE
: a feeling that prevents you from doing something that you think is wrong
[count]
usually plural
[noncount]
2 scruple /ˈskruːpəl/ verb
scruples; scrupled; scrupling
2 scruple
/ˈskruːpəl/
verb
scruples; scrupled; scrupling
Learner's definition of SCRUPLE
[+ object] formal
: to be unwilling to do something because you think it is improper, morally wrong, etc. usually used in negative statements
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