Related formso·ver·scru·pu·lous·ly, adverbo·ver·scru·pu·lous·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for over-scrupulous
Thibaut was not over-scrupulous as to how he got the drink, without p. 181which he could not exist.Cities of the Dawn|J. Ewing Ritchie
He found them to be rough, good-natured men, not over-scrupulous about their manners or their morals.Try Again|Oliver Optic
Before long, too, they found in the army itself some active and not over-scrupulous allies.George Washington, Vol. I|Henry Cabot Lodge
The mere fact that he despised the Germans made him over-scrupulous in taking all precautions that they obtained exact justice.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I|Burton J. Hendrick
"By the over-scrupulous, perhaps," returned the Professor, with a smile.