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synonyms for overscrupulous

  • ceremonious
  • conscientious
  • conscionable
  • conventional
  • exact
  • formal
  • formalistic
  • fussy
  • good eye
  • heedful
  • meticulous
  • nice
  • observant
  • overconscientious
  • painstaking
  • particular
  • persnickety
  • precise
  • proper
  • punctual
  • right on
  • scrupulous
  • strict
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antonyms for overscrupulous

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  • careless
  • easy-going
  • informal
  • uncaring
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How to use overscrupulous in a sentence

After all, might there not be such a thing as an overscrupulous judgment of motive and action for the man of the world?
THE SILVER POPPYARTHUR STRINGER
I don't like to see you letting success and—and all the rest of it pass you by, when other men, not so overscrupulous, do succeed.
THANKFUL'S INHERITANCEJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
Both were determined to make money when it was possible, and were, sometimes, not overscrupulous in their transactions.
THE GOLD HUNTER'S ADVENTURESWILLIAM H. THOMES
Each class is rigidly sure of the rightness of its own ends and hence not overscrupulous about the means of attaining them.
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
Otherwise for ourselves we only want what we want when we want it, not being overscrupulous about the means we take to get it.
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
Had the well-beloved Honoria, in a moment of overscrupulous conscientiousness permitted herself to hoist danger signals?
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
Women, then as now, ready to sacrifice themselves, are less ready to permit those dear to them to be overscrupulous.
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JOHN WILKINSPATRICK A. WRIGHT-HENDERSON
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERSCRUPULOUS

  • ceremonious
  • conscientious
  • conscionable
  • conventional
  • exact
  • formal
  • formalistic
  • fussy
  • good eye
  • heedful
  • meticulous
  • nice
  • observant
  • overconscientious
  • overscrupulous
  • painstaking
  • particular
  • persnickety
  • precise
  • proper
  • punctual
  • right on
  • scrupulous
  • strict
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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