Definitions for unscrupulousʌnˈskru pyə ləs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•scru•pu•lous*ʌnˈskru pyə ləs(adj.)

  1. not scrupulous; not restrained by scruples; unprincipled:

    unscrupulous business dealings.

* Syn: unscrupulous , unprincipled refer to a lack of moral or ethical standards. unscrupulous means not controlled by one's conscience and contemptuous of what one knows to be right or honorable: an unscrupulous landlord.unprincipled means lacking or not aware of moral standards that should restrain one's actions: an unprincipled rogue.

Origin of unscrupulous:


un•scru′pu•lous•ness-ˈlɒs ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unscrupulous(adj)

    without scruples or principles

    "unscrupulous politicos who would be happy to sell...their country in order to gain power"


  1. unscrupulous(Adjective)

    Without scruples, immoral

  2. unscrupulous(Adjective)

    Contemptuous of what is right or honorable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unscrupulous(adj)

    not scrupulous; unprincipled

Translations for unscrupulous

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


having no conscience or scruples; wicked

He is an unscrupulous rogue.

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