- excessively scrupulous.
Origin of overscrupulous
Related Words for over-scrupulousceremonious, conscientious, conventional, exact, formal, fussy, heedful, meticulous, nice, observant, painstaking, particular, persnickety, precise, proper, punctual, scrupulous, strict, conscionable, formalistic
Examples from the Web for over-scrupulous
Historical Examples of over-scrupulous
The world may call us over-scrupulous; but I set your judgment higher than that of the world.A True Friend
You seem to forget that there are churches between, and priests not over-scrupulous.The Lone Ranche
Captain Mayne Reid
If this were so, I need not be over-scrupulous in my statements.
It was evident that he agreed with her, in her estimate of these over-scrupulous worthies.Alone
First the "over-scrupulous" observance of religious ordinances is assailed.Judges and Ruth
Robert A. Watson