English version

scrupulous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscrupulousscru‧pu‧lous /ˈskruːpjələs/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 GOOD/MORALvery careful to be completely honest and fair opp unscrupulous 🔊 Not all lawyers are as scrupulous as she is. 🔊 scrupulous honestyscrupulous in (doing) something 🔊 The organization will be scrupulous in maintaining the highest moral standards.2 CAREFULdoing something very carefully so that nothing is left out syn fastidiousscrupulous about (doing) something 🔊 He was not very scrupulous about keeping himself clean. 🔊 scrupulous attention to detailscrupulously adverb 🔊 scrupulously clean 🔊 scrupulously fair
Examples from the Corpus
scrupulousThe members were very scrupulous about repaying their loans, with interest.I will say this for the authorities: they are scrupulous about the bookkeeping.The finance department is always scrupulous about their bookkeeping.Brookner probes with scrupulous attention, keen irony and a profound appreciation of the endless ambivalences that beset human relationships.This job requires scrupulous attention to detail.Moreover the gentleman was scrupulous beyond praise.Scrupulous cleanliness is necessary when preparing food in a restaurant.The investigation was carried out with scrupulous fairness.My first suggestion was sunlight, fresh air and scrupulous hygiene - and to keep the feet as dry as possible.If you do attend these seminars, be sure to take scrupulous notes.scrupulous in (doing) somethingIf I may speak for the Law Officers of the Crown, we are scrupulous in bearing that vital principle in mind.Davis was scrupulous in his treatment of her and only touched her when absolutely necessary.The recreations of naval battles are unsentimental, thrilling and scrupulous in their reality.These diplomats, as in earlier generations, were by no means always scrupulous in their use of their privileges.scrupulous about (doing) somethingThe members were very scrupulous about repaying their loans, with interest.I will say this for the authorities: they are scrupulous about the bookkeeping.But it is a good thing to be scrupulous about the law.
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