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What is another word for scruple?

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Noun
A doubt or uncertainty concerning a matter or decision
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“He was not a first-class swordsman, but he had far more knowledge of the weapon than his opponent, and he had no scruple about using his knowledge.”
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A very small or insignificant amount
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“We are persuaded that there are minds, under the influence of this tendency, with which a scruple of doubt weighs more than a pound of positive argument.”
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A very small piece (of something)
“I gave him a mixture composed of one ounce of peeled pumpkin seed, made into an emulsion, to which I added a scruple of cowage and half an ounce of spirits of turpentine.”
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Protest, objection, disapproving pleading, or an act thereof
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The characteristic of being tentative
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The quality of being remorseful
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A sudden sharp pain or painful emotion
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A principle of behavior in accordance with standards of right and wrong
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A feeling of sadness or disappointment over an occurrence
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Verb
To hesitate or be reluctant to do something (that one thinks may be wrong)
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“You may safely infer that the foregoing hypothesis is so far incomplete and imperfect, which I shall not scruple to allow.”
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To have doubts or suspicions about
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To complain or raise objections
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