Definition of Scruple

Scruple n. means: A weight of twenty grains; the third part of a dram.

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Scruple n. means: A weight of twenty grains; the third part of a dram.

Meaning of Scruple

Scruple (n.) means: A weight of twenty grains; the third part of a dram.

More meanings / definitions of Scruple or words, sentences containing Scruple?

Scruple (v. t.): To excite scruples in; to cause to scruple.

Scrupled (imp. & p. p.): of Scruple

Skrupling (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Scruple

Scruple (n.): Hence, a very small quantity; a particle.

Scruple (v. t.): To regard with suspicion; to hesitate at; to question.

Scruple (n.): A weight of twenty grains; the third part of a dram.

Stick (v. i.): To be embarrassed or puzzled; to hesitate; to be deterred, as by scruples; to scruple; -- often with at.

Scruple (v. i.): To be reluctant or to hesitate, as regards an action, on account of considerations of conscience or expedience.

Demur (v. i.): Stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of decision or action; scruple.

Scrupulous (a.): Full ofscrupules; inclined to scruple; nicely doubtful; hesitating to determine or to act, from a fear of offending or of doing wrong.

Swallow (v. t.): To receive or embrace, as opinions or belief, without examination or scruple; to receive implicitly.

Qualm (n.): A prick or scruple of conscience; uneasiness of conscience; compunction.

Obole (n.): A weight of twelve grains; or, according to some, of ten grains, or half a scruple.

Scruple (n.): Hesitation as to action from the difficulty of determining what is right or expedient; unwillingness, doubt, or hesitation proceeding from motives of conscience.

Demur (v. i.): To scruple or object; to take exception; as, I demur to that statement.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Scruple

Meaning of Go It Strong

Go It Strong means: To perform an act with vigor or without scruple.

Meaning of Scruple

Scruple means: To excite scruples in; to cause to scruple.

Meaning of Scrupled

Scrupled means: of Scruple

Meaning of Skrupling

Skrupling means: of Scruple

Meaning of Scruple

Scruple means: Hence, a very small quantity; a particle.

Meaning of Scruple

Scruple means: To regard with suspicion; to hesitate at; to question.

Meaning of Scruple

Scruple means: A weight of twenty grains; the third part of a dram.

Meaning of Stick

Stick means: To be embarrassed or puzzled; to hesitate; to be deterred, as by scruples; to scruple; -- often with at.

Meaning of Scruple

Scruple means: To be reluctant or to hesitate, as regards an action, on account of considerations of conscience or expedience.

Meaning of Demur

Demur means: Stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of decision or action; scruple.

Meaning of Scrupulous

Scrupulous means: Full ofscrupules; inclined to scruple; nicely doubtful; hesitating to determine or to act, from a fear of offending or of doing wrong.

Meaning of Swallow

Swallow means: To receive or embrace, as opinions or belief, without examination or scruple; to receive implicitly.

Meaning of Qualm

Qualm means: A prick or scruple of conscience; uneasiness of conscience; compunction.

Meaning of Obole

Obole means: A weight of twelve grains; or, according to some, of ten grains, or half a scruple.

Meaning of Scruple

Scruple means: Hesitation as to action from the difficulty of determining what is right or expedient; unwillingness, doubt, or hesitation proceeding from motives of conscience.

Meaning of Demur

Demur means: To scruple or object; to take exception; as, I demur to that statement.

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