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principled

[prin-suh-puh ld] /ˈprɪn sə pəld/
adjective
1.
imbued with or having moral principles (often used in combination):
high-principled.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; principle + -ed3
Related forms
misprincipled, adjective
nonprincipled, adjective
well-principled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for wellprincipled

principled

/ˈprɪnsɪpəld/
adjective
1.
  1. having high moral principles
  2. (in combination): high-principled
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Word Origin and History for wellprincipled

principled

adj.

"honorable, moral," 1690s, from principle, which was used as a verb 17c.-18c. meaning "to ground in principles."

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