What does unscrupulous mean?

Definitions for unscrupulous
ʌnˈskru pyə ləsun·scrupu·lous

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unscrupulous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unscrupulousadjective

    without scruples or principles

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

Wiktionary

  1. unscrupulousadjective

    Without scruples, immoral

  2. unscrupulousadjective

    Contemptuous of what is right or honorable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unscrupulousadjective

    not scrupulous; unprincipled

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unscrupulous

    un-skrōō′pū-lus, adj. not scrupulous, unprincipled.—adv. Unscru′pūlously.—n. Unscru′pūlousness.

How to pronounce unscrupulous?

How to say unscrupulous in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unscrupulous in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unscrupulous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of unscrupulous in a Sentence

  1. Samuel Smiles:

    It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one; but success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest; better to lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune.

  2. Yang Guang:

    We would like to make it clear to the very small group of unscrupulous and violent criminals and the dirty forces behind Hong Kong police -- those who play with fire will perish by it.

  3. International Labor Organization:

    In the presence of such shocks, men and women without social protection nets tend to borrow to smooth consumption, and to accept any job for themselves or their children, even under exploitative conditions. This can lead to heavy dependence on creditors, recruiters and unscrupulous employers.

  4. The FDA:

    Flexibility never meant we would allow fraud. We unfortunately see unscrupulous actors marketing fraudulent test kits and using the pandemic as an opportunity to take advantage of Americans' anxiety.

  5. Yang Guang:

    We would like to make it clear to the very small group of unscrupulous and violent criminals and the dirty forces behind them: Those who play with fire will perish by it, dont ever misjudge the situation and mistake our restraint for weakness.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

unscrupulous#10000#40826#100000

Translations for unscrupulous

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for unscrupulous »

Translation

Find a translation for the unscrupulous definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these unscrupulous definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "unscrupulous." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 9 Aug. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/unscrupulous>.

    Are we missing a good definition for unscrupulous? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    of surpassing excellence
    • A. disjointed
    • B. hatched
    • C. brilliant
    • D. sought

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for unscrupulous: