overscrupulous

[ oh-ver-skroo-pyuh-luhs ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈskru pyə ləs /

adjective

excessively scrupulous.

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Origin of overscrupulous

First recorded in 1590–1600; over- + scrupulous

OTHER WORDS FROM overscrupulous

o·ver·scru·pu·lous·ly, adverbo·ver·scru·pu·lous·ness, noun
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