scruples Skrupel


scruples = Skrupel

Pronunciation =  scruples

Pronunciation in German = Skrupel

scruples in German: Skrupel

Part of speechNoun

Definition in English: a feeling of doubt or hesitation with regard to the morality or propriety of a course of action.

a unit of weight equal to 20 grains, used by apothecaries.

hesitate or be reluctant to do something that one thinks may be wrong. 

Definition in German: ein Gefühl des Zweifels oder Zögerns in Bezug auf die Moral oder Angemessenheit einer Vorgehensweise.

eine Gewichtseinheit von 20 Körnern, die von Apothekern verwendet wird.

zögern oder zögern, etwas zu tun, von dem man denkt, dass es falsch sein könnte.

Examples in English:

  • I had no scruples about eavesdropping.

Examples in German:

  • Ich hatte keine Skrupel zu lauschen.

Synonyms of scruples

Synonyms in German Bedenken
Synonyms in English qualms

Antonyms of scruples

Antonyms in German ergreif die Chance
Antonyms in English jump at the chance

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