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I like Scottish people because they feel very true. They're always level and straight. They get a reputation for being hardened because of it, but I find them to be scrupulously honest people.
Rupert Friend

Meaning of "scrupulously" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SCRUPULOUSLY

scrupulously  [ˈskruːpjʊləslɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCRUPULOUSLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Scrupulously is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES SCRUPULOUSLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of scrupulously in the English dictionary

The definition of scrupulously in the dictionary is in a way that is characterized by careful observation of what is morally right. Other definition of scrupulously is very carefully or precisely.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SCRUPULOUSLY


bibulously
ˈbɪbjʊləslɪ
crapulously
ˈkræpjʊləslɪ
credulously
ˈkredjʊləslɪ
fabulously
ˈfæbjʊləslɪ
incredulously
ɪnˈkredjʊləslɪ
meticulously
məˈtɪkjʊləslɪ
miraculously
mɪˈrækjʊləslɪ
nebulously
ˈnɛbjʊləslɪ
oraculously
ɒˈrækjʊləslɪ
patulously
ˈpætjʊləslɪ
pendulously
ˈpɛndjʊləslɪ
populously
ˈpɒpjʊləslɪ
ridiculously
rɪˈdɪkjʊləslɪ
scrofulously
ˈskrɒfjʊləslɪ
sedulously
ˈsedjʊləslɪ
stridulously
ˈstrɪdjʊləslɪ
tremulously
ˈtrɛmjʊləslɪ
tuberculously
tjʊˈbɜːkjʊləslɪ
tubulously
ˈtjuːbjʊləslɪ
unscrupulously
ʌnˈskruːpjʊləslɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCRUPULOUSLY

scrunchion
scrunchy
scrunt
scrunty
scruple
scrupleless
scrupler
scruples
scrupulosity
scrupulous
scrupulousness
scrutability
scrutable
scrutator
scrutineer
scrutinies
scrutinise
scrutiniser
scrutinisingly
scrutinize

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCRUPULOUSLY

anonymously
cautiously
consciously
continuously
curiously
dangerously
deliciously
deviously
enormously
famously
generously
hilariously
obviously
outrageously
previously
seriously
simultaneously
spontaneously
tremendously
unanimously
vigorously

Synonyms and antonyms of scrupulously in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «scrupulously» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCRUPULOUSLY

Find out the translation of scrupulously to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of scrupulously from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «scrupulously» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

严格
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escrupulosamente
570 millions of speakers

English

scrupulously
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

राजनीति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بدقة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

скрупулезно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escrupulosamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সতর্কতার সঙ্গে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rigoureusement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dengan teliti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

peinlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

綿密に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

양심적
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Scrupulously
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nghiêm ngặt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கண்காணிப்பில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वेच्छेने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

titizlikle
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scrupolosamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skrupulatnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

скрупульозно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

scrupulos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σχολαστικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nougeset
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

noggrant
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

samvittighetsfullt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of scrupulously

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRUPULOUSLY»

The term «scrupulously» is regularly used and occupies the 89.492 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRUPULOUSLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about scrupulously

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3 QUOTES WITH «SCRUPULOUSLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word scrupulously.
1
Mary Douglas
It is only partly true that religion does more harm than good in society. The community makes God into the image it wants, vengeful, or milky sweet, or scrupulously just, and so on.
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Rupert Friend
I like Scottish people because they feel very true. They're always level and straight. They get a reputation for being hardened because of it, but I find them to be scrupulously honest people.
3
Jef I. Richards
The law requires a paper towel ad to be scrupulously honest, but allows political candidates to lie without reproach. What's wrong with this picture?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCRUPULOUSLY»

Discover the use of scrupulously in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to scrupulously and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Public Transportation Security: A Guide for Policy Decision ...
Scrupulously maintain radiation components. Scrupulously maintain radiation components. Scrupulously maintain radiation components; avoid scanning vans with passengers. such as precisely when inspections will take place or the.
‎2007
2
Japanese in America
Now, I know in your mind there is doubt that they have scrupulously kept that agreement. I find in some minds there is a doubt that we, in the United States, have scrupulously kept it, or seen to it that it is kept scrupulously. I am told here that, ...
Elias Manchester Boddy, 1921
3
New York Confessions, 2012 Edition
8 The Court went on to say, “Ferro's right to cut off questioning was not scrupulously honored.”9 Five years earlier the Court of Appeals expressly recognized that “something less than interrogation” may constitute the failure to scrupulously ...
John Brunetti, 2012
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The Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties: A - F, Index
The rule that police interrogators must "scrupulously honor" a suspect's invocation of the right to silence — that is, to refrain from further questioning — " counteracts the coercive pressures of the custodial setting." The power to control the flow of ...
Paul Finkelman, 2006
5
Commonsense Consequentialism: Wherein Morality Meets Rationality
... scrupulously securable by S; (c) MSAi is one of the optimal MSAs that is, as of ti , scrupulously securable by S if and only if, and because, MSAi's outcome is not, on S's evaluative ranking, outranked by that of any alternative MSA that is, as of ...
Douglas W. Portmore, 2011
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Introduction to the English Reader, Or A Selection of ...
To Which, by the Aid of a Key, is Scrupulously Applied Mr. Walker's Pronunciation ... Lindley Murray. INTRODUCTION TO Tins ®h«im msA®sms OR, A SELECTION OF PIECES, IN PROSE AND POETRY; Calculated to improve THE YOUNGER ...
Lindley Murray, 1831
7
History of Pennsylvania Hall
scrupulously respected — and the only aim seemed to be to destroy the building in question. A Quaker mob could not have been more orderly. The Union and the South is safe in the hands of the good old Keystone State of Pennsylvania. a ...
Pennsylvania Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.), Samuel Webb, 1838
8
Usage and Abusage: A Guide to Good English
A punctilious person - one who is scrupulously observant of fine points, or of details of action or behaviour - is always punctual, i.e. scrupulously observant of an appointed time (or, of trains, 'not late'). PUNCTUATION. In a curious little treatise ...
Eric Partridge, Janet Whitcut, 1997
9
Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther for Everyone
17Therefore with this money acquire scrupulously bulls, rams, and lambs, and their grain offerings and drink offerings, and present them on the altar in the house of your God in Ierusalem. 18And what seems good to you and your brothers to ...
John Goldingay, 2012
10
Useful Servanthood: A Study of Spiritual Formation in the ...
[Absolute Obedience] Keep yourself scrupulously, as one who remains in his presence and is always at hand to comply readily with his will, whether for life or for death or for whatever tribulation, with great zeal and faith, and as one who ...
Bernadette McNary-Zak, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCRUPULOUSLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term scrupulously is used in the context of the following news items.
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Onus is on P5+1 to 'Scrupulously' Impose Deal on 'Sneaky' Iranians …
"What is required of the countries that signed the agreement with Iran is that they see to it that its provisions are very scrupulously, extremely transparently and ... «Worldmeets.us, Jul 15»
2
Nuclear Deal Must be 'Scrupulously' Implemented on 'Sneaky …
"What is required of the countries that signed the agreement with Iran is that they see to it that its provisions are very scrupulously, extremely transparently and ... «Worldmeets.us, Jul 15»
3
Long Shot Summer — scrupulously detailed account of a terrible …
Neil Robinson's scrupulously researched and engagingly written Long Shot Summer covers all that in minute detail and goes much further. 1988 was not just ... «Cricket Country, Jul 15»
4
Same-sex marriage: Can spiritual clerks scrupulously object to …
NEW YORK — After the US Supreme Court's decision declaring same-sex marriage a fundamental right last week, many county clerks and local magistrates ... «The Market Business, Jul 15»
5
Scrutiny of event welcomed
Hastings Deputy Mayor Cynthia Bowers says her handling of potential conflicts is "absolutely scrupulously careful". Photo / File. Hastings Deputy Mayor Cynthia ... «Hawke's Bay Today, Jun 15»
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Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner review – wonderfully committed and …
Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner review – wonderfully committed and scrupulously ... now, and their singing remains wonderfully committed and scrupulously focused. «The Guardian, May 15»
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Ethical principles must be scrupulously applied
Principles, if they are to have any validity and value, must be observed scrupulously, even if doing so involves sacrifices. Many individuals and institutions may ... «Financial Times, Apr 15»
8
Liberal martyr
Almost unique among Russian politicians, Mr Nemtsov remained scrupulously honest and sincere throughout his political career. He earned no riches, and at ... «The Economist, Feb 15»
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Arvind Kejriwal is scrupulously honest, stunningly intelligent & brave …
But my admiration for him is enormous, because I've found him to be one of the most scrupulously honest, stunningly intelligent and uncommonly brave people ... «Economic Times, Feb 15»
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Morning Briefing
Seton Hall University professor writes "scrupulously fair" book: "Clerical Sexual Abuse: How the Crisis Changed US Catholic Church-State Relations" Jo Renee ... «National Catholic Reporter, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Scrupulously [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/scrupulously>. Apr 2019 ».
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