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English definition of “scruple”

scruple

verb     /ˈskruː.pl̩/ formal
not scruple to do sth to not care that something you do is morally wrong or likely to have bad results: He wouldn't scruple to cheat his own mother if there was money in it for him.Treating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attention
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