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overscrupulous

[oh-ver-skroo-pyuh-luh s] /ˈoʊ vərˈskru pyə ləs/
adjective
1.
excessively scrupulous.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; over- + scrupulous
Related forms
overscrupulously, adverb
overscrupulousness, noun
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  • Generally speaking, it cannot be said that he possessed an overscrupulous conscience in literary matters.

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