unscrupulous


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un·scru·pu·lous

 (ŭn-skro͞o′pyə-ləs)
adj.
Having or showing no regard for what is right or honorable; devoid of scruples.

un·scru′pu·lous·ly adv.
un·scru′pu·lous·ness n.

unscrupulous

(ʌnˈskruːpjʊləs)
adj
without scruples; unprincipled; unfair
unˈscrupulously adv
unˈscrupulousness, unscrupulosity n

un•scru•pu•lous

(ʌnˈskru pyə ləs)

adj.
not scrupulous; not restrained by scruples; unprincipled: unscrupulous business dealings.
[1795–1805]
un•scru′pu•lous•ly, adv.
un•scru′pu•lous•ness, (-ˈlɒs ɪ ti) n.
syn: unscrupulous, unprincipled refer to a lack of moral or ethical standards. unscrupulous means not controlled by one's conscience and contemptuous of what one knows to be right or honorable: an unscrupulous landlord. unprincipled means lacking or not aware of moral standards that should restrain one's actions: an unprincipled rogue.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unscrupulous - without scruples or principlesunscrupulous - without scruples or principles; "unscrupulous politicos who would be happy to sell...their country in order to gain power"
unprincipled - lacking principles or moral scruples; "freedom from coarse unprincipled calumny"- A.E.Stevenson
scrupulous - having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled; "less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance"

unscrupulous

unscrupulous

adjective
Lacking scruples or principles:
Translations
عَديم الضَّمير
bezohledný
skrupelløs
gátlástalanlelkiismeretlen
samviskulaus
nejaučiantis jokio sąžinės graužimoneturintis skrupulų
bezprincipu-gatavs uz visunegodīgs
inescrupuloso
ahlâksızvicdansız

unscrupulous

[ʌnˈskruːpjʊləs] ADJsin escrúpulos, poco escrupuloso

unscrupulous

[ʌnˈskruːpjʊləs] adjsans scrupules

unscrupulous

adj person, behaviourskrupellos, gewissenlos; he is unscrupulous where money is concerneder ist skrupellos or gewissenlos, wenn es um Geld geht

unscrupulous

[ʌnˈskruːpjʊləs] adj (person) → senza scrupoli, privo/a di scrupoli; (means) → disonesto/a

unscrupulous

(anˈskruːpjuləs) adjective
having no conscience or scruples; wicked. He is an unscrupulous rogue.
References in classic literature ?
At first, used as they were to the actions of unscrupulous rivals in trying to thwart their efforts, Tom and Ned had been on the alert for any signs of hidden enemies on board the steamer.
She looked bold and resourceful and unscrupulous, and she was all of these.
Madame Ratignolle hoped that Robert would exercise extreme caution in dealing with the Mexicans, who, she considered, were a treacherous people, unscrupulous and revengeful.
Never before had Hepzibah so adequately estimated the powerful character of her cousin Jaffrey,--powerful by intellect, energy of will, the long habit of acting among men, and, as she believed, by his unscrupulous pursuit of selfish ends through evil means.
Unscrupulous as it was, however, it could not bring them nearer than a circuit of several yards.
We had been, collectively, subject to an intrusion; some unscrupulous traveler, curious in old houses, had made his way in unobserved, enjoyed the prospect from the best point of view, and then stolen out as he came.
For ever since those inventive but unscrupulous times when on the marble panellings of temples, the pedestals of statues, and on shields, medallions, cups, and coins, the dolphin was drawn in scales of chain-armor like Saladin's, and a helmeted head like St.
Here was a population, low-class and mostly foreign, hanging always on the verge of starvation, and dependent for its opportunities of life upon the whim of men every bit as brutal and unscrupulous as the old-time slave drivers; under such circumstances immorality was exactly as inevitable, and as prevalent, as it was under the system of chattel slavery.
or small movable forts and magazines, at the service of some unscrupulous man in power?
If this tiresome hysterical boy should chance to get well he himself would lose all chance of inheriting Misselthwaite; but he was not an unscrupulous man, though he was a weak one, and he did not intend to let him run into actual danger.
She would have resented that unscrupulous intrusion on her own thoughts from any man alive but Frank's father.
Stryver was a glib man, and an unscrupulous, and a ready, and a bold, he had not that faculty of extracting the essence from a heap of statements, which is among the most striking and necessary of the advocate's accomplishments.