Definitions of scruple
n. - A weight of twenty grains; the third part of a dram. 2
n. - Hence, a very small quantity; a particle. 2
n. - Hesitation as to action from the difficulty of determining what is right or expedient; unwillingness, doubt, or hesitation proceeding from motives of conscience. 2
v. i. - To be reluctant or to hesitate, as regards an action, on account of considerations of conscience or expedience. 2
v. t. - To regard with suspicion; to hesitate at; to question. 2
v. t. - To excite scruples in; to cause to scruple. 2
The word "scruple" uses 7 letters: C E L P R S U.
No direct anagrams for scruple found in this word list.
Words formed by adding one letter before or after scruple (in bold), or to celprsu in any order:
a - specular d - scrupled e - cupelers i - surplice k - pluckers m - crumples o - couplers s - scruples t - resculpt y - sprucely
Shorter words found within scruple:
cel cels cep ceps clue clues cruel crus cruse cue cues cup cupel cupels cups cur cure cures curl curls curs curse cusp ecru ecrus ecu ecus el els er ers es leu luce luces lucre lucres lues lure lures pe pec pecs per pes plus puce puces pul pule puler pulers pules puls pulse pulser pur pure purl purls purs purse pus re rec recs rep reps res rue rues rule rules ruse sculp scup sec sel ser slue slur slurp spec spruce sprue spue spur sucre sue suer sup supe super sure ulcer ulcers up ups us use user
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