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I try not to observe myself in the process of composing a poem because I don't want to come up with a formula, which I would then be unscrupulous in using.
Thom Gunn

Meaning of "unscrupulous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNSCRUPULOUS

unscrupulous  [ʌnˈskruːpjʊləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNSCRUPULOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unscrupulous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNSCRUPULOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unscrupulous in the English dictionary

The definition of unscrupulous in the dictionary is without scruples; unprincipled.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNSCRUPULOUS


calculus
ˈkælkjʊləs
crapulous
ˈkræpjʊləs
cumulus
ˈkjuːmjʊləs
fabulous
ˈfæbjʊləs
homunculus
hɒˈmʌŋkjʊləs
meticulous
mɪˈtɪkjʊləs
miraculous
mɪˈrækjʊləs
modulus
ˈmɒdjʊləs
obstropulous
əbˈstrɒpjʊləs
oculus
ˈɒkjʊləs
opulus
ˈɒpjʊləs
overscrupulous
ˌəʊvəˈskruːpjʊləs
papulous
ˈpæpjʊləs
populace
ˈpɒpjʊləs
populous
ˈpɒpjʊləs
ridiculous
rɪˈdɪkjʊləs
Romulus
ˈrɒmjʊləs
scrupulous
ˈskruːpjʊləs
stimulus
ˈstɪmjʊləs
unpopulous
ʌnˈpɒpjʊləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNSCRUPULOUS

unscissored
unscorched
unscottified
unscoured
unscramble
unscrambler
unscratched
unscreened
unscrew
unscripted
unscriptural
unscripturally
unscrupled
unscrupulosity
unscrupulously
unscrupulousness
unscrutinised
unscrutinized
unsculptured
unscythed

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNSCRUPULOUS

acidulous
antituberculous
bibulous
cellulous
credulous
cumulous
edentulous
emulous
fantabulous
fistulous
garrulous
ghetto fabulous
incredulous
jealous
nebulous
pendulous
querulous
scrofulous
sedulous
tremulous
tuberculous

Synonyms and antonyms of unscrupulous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UNSCRUPULOUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «unscrupulous» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of unscrupulous

Translation of «unscrupulous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNSCRUPULOUS

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

Translator English - Chinese

不道德的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sin escrúpulos
570 millions of speakers

English

unscrupulous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बेईमान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عديمي الضمير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

недобросовестные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inescrupuloso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিবেকবর্জিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sans scrupules
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak bertanggungjawab
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

skrupellos
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

非良心的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

파렴치한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Unscrupulous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vô đạo đức
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நேர்மையற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनैतिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

vicdansız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

senza scrupoli
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bez skrupułów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

недобросовісні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lipsit de scrupule
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αδίστακτοι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gewetenlose
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skrupelfria
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

samvittighetsløs
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unscrupulous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNSCRUPULOUS»

The term «unscrupulous» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.847 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNSCRUPULOUS» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «UNSCRUPULOUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word unscrupulous.
1
John Amery
It is up to you to decide that this has lasted long enough, that our boys are dying to serve no British interest but for the interests of a small clique of utterly unscrupulous men.
2
Thomas Beecham
All the arts in America are a gigantic racket run by unscrupulous men for unhealthy women.
3
Mike Fitzpatrick
The freedom to connect to the world anywhere at anytime brings with it the threat of unscrupulous predators and criminals who mask their activities with the anonymity the Internet provides to its users.
4
Thom Gunn
I try not to observe myself in the process of composing a poem because I don't want to come up with a formula, which I would then be unscrupulous in using.
5
Tom Hardy
My father came from an intellectual and studious avenue as opposed to a brawler's avenue. So I had to go further afield and I brought all kinds of unscrupulous oiks back home - earless, toothless vagabonds - to teach me the arts of the old bagarre.
6
Rutherford B. Hayes
The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated does not leave us the survival of the fittest. The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.
7
Hank Johnson
As Americans, we have the right to decide who lives within our borders, and we can't let unscrupulous employers to undercut honest business owners by exploiting cheap labor.
8
Lester Maddox
Honest businessmen should be protected from the unscrupulous consumer.
9
Kevin Mitnick
Hackers are becoming more sophisticated in conjuring up new ways to hijack your system by exploiting technical vulnerabilities or human nature. Don't become the next victim of unscrupulous cyberspace intruders.
10
Tacitus
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNSCRUPULOUS»

Discover the use of unscrupulous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unscrupulous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Unscrupulous Uncle
Having adored her brother's best friend since childhood, Catherine is puzzled when, upon his return after many years, he proposes marriage, despite his love for another, and she must quickly discover whether he is paying a secret debt or ...
Susan Pace, 1997
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Consulting Demons
" Featuring new material dealing with the e-consulting industry's boom, bust, and its future, Consulting Demons offers the most complete look at an industry that exacts the highest prices for the most questionable standards of success.
Lewis Pinault, 2009
3
Happy-People-Pills For All
Suppose Unscrupulous was raised in an environment where there was no possibility for him to develop moral virtue. Imagine there were no morally good role models, and so anyone raised in this environment would not develop moral virtue.
Mark Walker, 2013
4
Securities Markets: Actions Needed to Better Protect ...
unscrupulous brokers migrated to other sectors of the financial services industry by determining the current employment of 96 potentially unscrupulous brokers who sec identified in its May 1994 staff study as having left the securities industry.
DIANE Publishing Company, 1995
5
Well-Being: Happiness in a Worthwhile Life
Unscrupulous 7.3.1 Hooker assumes that the objective list theory of well-being is the only alternative to subjective theories, and accepts the usual view of objective list theorists: that pleasure, knowledge of important things, achievements of ...
Neera K. Badhwar, 2014
6
The Business of Sports Agents
Chapter. 5. Unscrupulous. and. Criminal. The. Problem. Agents. Problems associated with unethical agents have clearly seeped into the public consciousness. Newspapers and television news programs, both sports and nonsports oriented, ...
Kenneth L. Shropshire, Timothy Davis, 2013
7
The Book of Ezekiel
18:25-30 25 But you say, 17 "The Lord's action is unscrupulous!" Hear now, O house of Israel! Is my action unscrupulous? Is it not your own actions that are unscrupulous? 26 If a righteous person 1 8 turns from his righteousness, and practices ...
Daniel Isaac Block, 1998
8
The Daily Bible® Devotional: A One-Year Journey Through ...
When. Scruples. Become. Unscrupulous. To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted. —T ITUS 1:15 ...
F. LaGard Smith, 2009
9
Family Scripts
Joan D. Atwood and Michele Olsen Webster defines unscrupulous as. "A disregard for what is considered right or proper; lacking moral integrity" (Webster. 1984). Who decides what is right or proper? What is moral integrity. and how does one ...
Joan D. Atwood, 1996
10
Unscrupulous Diner's Dilemm
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! In game theory, the Unscrupulous diner's dilemma (or just Diner's dilemma) is an n-player prisoner's dilemma.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNSCRUPULOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unscrupulous is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ekiti Attacks: Beware Of Unscrupulous People- Fayose
Call has gone to the people of Ekiti state to beware of some unscrupulous people attacking innocent residents of the state claiming they were sent by the ... «NAIJ.COM, Aug 15»
2
RBI to train Punjab government officials to check 'unscrupulous
To provide better information to citizens regarding "unscrupulous" companies, RBI will share complete information about them with state authorities. "The RBI ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
3
Scrapping advisory panel would leave conservation areas 'at risk …
Conservation areas could be “at risk from unscrupulous developers” as Redbridge council proposes to scrap its advisory panel for planning applications. «East London and West Essex Guardian Series, Jul 15»
4
New Ontario rules meant to crack down on unscrupulous debt …
OTTAWA -- New rules in Ontario to better protect consumers from unscrupulous debt settlement companies come into force this week, but bankruptcy trustees ... «CTV News, Jun 15»
5
Unscrupulous meat traders discovered selling 40-year-old beef …
But on Tuesday, countless people were forced to ponder the benefits of vegetarianism after news reports emerged that unscrupulous meat traders had been ... «National Post, Jun 15»
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Unscrupulous banks should be sent on a correspondents' course
Outlook Are millions of the world's poorest people being cut off from the global financial system as a consequence of the enormous fines levied on banks that ... «The Independent, Jun 15»
7
Number's up for unscrupulous lottery ticket sellers | Bangkok Post …
The price was clear but business was slow on the first day of the "new" lottery ticket regulations under shaky price controls enforced by the military regime. «Bangkok Post, Jun 15»
8
Protecting retirees from unscrupulous advisors debated at fiduciary …
A proposal designed to protect retirees came under fire from industry representatives, who on Wednesday said the rule could inadvertently result in fewer ... «MarketWatch, May 15»
9
Nike becomes suspected player in alleged $150 million FIFA bribery …
For more than two decades, the Justice Department said Wednesday, five "unscrupulous" U.S. and South American sports and banking executives helped ... «Washington Post, May 15»
10
Andrew Rock jailed for cheating elderly Cherry Lavell out of entire …
An 'unscrupulous parasite' who was jailed for cheating an elderly woman out of thousands of pounds targeted her again upon his release from prison and stole ... «Daily Mail, May 15»

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