Scru`pu*los"i*ty (?), n. [L. scrupulositas.]

The quality or state of being scruppulous; doubt; doubtfulness respecting decision or action; caution or tenderness from the far of doing wrong or ofending; nice regard to exactness and propierty; precision.

The first sacrilege is looked on with horror; but when they have made the breach, their scrupulosity soon retires. Dr. H. More.

Careful, even to scrupulosity, . . . to keep their Sabbath. South.

 

© Webster 1913.

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