Scrupulous in a sentence as an adjective

They were very scrupulous with the design of their farm and tending their crops.

Not sure if it was ever used for that, but it explains the scrupulous attention to testing.

In my experience Mac users tend to be quite scrupulous about paying for their software.

Then again I also suspect that there is some set of less scrupulous engineers out there following the dollars.

You have to be rigidly scrupulous about keeping corruption out of it, this is a lot harder than you estimate.

I have many colleagues who do the same, and many colleagues who are more scrupulous about following the journals' rules.

If they're unwilling to fix it, they'll end up facing the consequences when someone less scrupulous than yourself discovers it.

There are quite a few mathematicians who edit Wikipedia, and they tend to be quite scrupulous about that kind of thing.

Law enforcement agencies in, say, China, are not known for their respect for the rights of the accused or their scrupulous attitude towards due process.

Without passing judgement on the advice, it doesn't sound to me like the cops in Tehana were going to be scrupulous about respecting the rights of the people they were stopping.

That should motivate shareholders to insist on scrupulous behavior.

The article conducts a fairly scrupulous analysis of what politicians and officials are saying, and likely is correct in its assertions.

Use the information against your own country and the people in it, which likely includes the people you're closest to?Since you're not a citizen of that country, use the information in your email in far less scrupulous ways?

To lose our country by a scrupulous adherence to the written law, would be to lose the law itself, with life, liberty, property and all those who are enjoying them with us; thus absurdly sacrificing the ends to the means.

To widen the market and to narrow the competition, is always in the interest of the dealers...> "The proposal of any new law or regulation of commerce which comes from this order, ought always to be listened to with great precaution, and ought never to be adopted till after having been long and carefully examined, not only with the most scrupulous, but with the most suspicious attention.

Scrupulous definitions


having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled; "less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance"


characterized by extreme care and great effort; "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"

See also: conscientious painstaking