Student Thesaurus

One entry found for scruple.
Entry Word: scruple
Function: noun
Text: 1 a very small amount <went about her business without even a scruple of suspicion> -- see PARTICLE 1
2 a very small piece <left just a scruple of asparagus on the plate> -- see BIT 1
3 an uneasy feeling about the rightness of what one is doing or going to do <having some scruples about accepting help on his science project> -- see QUALM