Definition of "overscrupulous" [o•ver•scru•pu•lous]
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Use "overscrupulous" in a sentence
""overscrupulous" indicates that there are different levels of scruples."
"One could say that Dixon proceeds through a kind of expository shorthand -- "Rings twice more and stops" -- that while "attached" to the character as a frame of reference is otherwise a way of dispensing with the overscrupulous explication of consciousness that so often and so tediously passes for "psychological realism" in contemporary literary fiction."
"He, of course, for awhile tried his band at persuading Mr. Harding that he was foolish, overscrupulous, self-willed, and weak-minded, but he tried in vain."