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The Universal Dictionary

scruple

['skruːpl] брит. / амер.

    1. сущ.

      1. обычно scruples; = scruple of conscience сомнения, колебания; угрызения совести

      2. щепетильность

    2. гл.

      колебаться, сомневаться, не решаться

  1. сущ.

    1. скрупул (мера веса, применявшаяся в аптекарской практике; 1 скрупул = 1/3 драхмы = 20 гранам = 1,296 г)

    2. крупица, мельчайшая часть

Learning (En-Ru)

scruple

['skruːpl]

n; обыкн.; pl

угрызения совести

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Catherine found that John Thorpe had given the message; and Miss Tilney had no scruple in owning herself greatly surprised by it.
Кэтрин узнала, что Джон Торп передал таки выдуманное им поручение и мисс Тилни не сочла нужным скрыть, что это ее удивило.
Austen, Jane / Northanger AbbeyОстин, Джейн / Нортенгерское аббатство
Нортенгерское аббатство
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
Northanger Abbey
Austen, Jane
© 2006 Adamant Media Corporation
"Oliver must not scruple to take our Scottish words for once.
— Но неужто Оливье не поверит нам хоть раз на честное слово?
Scott, Walter / Quentin DurwardСкотт, Вальтер / Квентин Дорвард
Квентин Дорвард
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1964
Quentin Durward
Scott, Walter
© 2009 by Seven Treasures Publications
I even scruple to eat Lenten oil, while he eats sturgeon, I dare say.
Я даже постного масла остерегаюсь, а он, небось, осетрину ел.
Чехов, А.П. / УбийствоChekhov, A. / The murder
The murder
Chekhov, A.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Убийство
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
Neither did they at all scruple, while I was by, to discharge what they had drank, to the quantity of at least two hogsheads, in a vessel that held above three tuns.
Точно так же они нисколько не стеснялись выливать при мне то, что было ими выпито в количестве, по крайней мере, двух бочек, в сосуд, вмещавший не менее трех тонн.
Swift, Jonathan / Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the worldСвифт, Джонатан / Путешествия Гулливера
Путешествия Гулливера
Свифт, Джонатан
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the world
Swift, Jonathan
And she came back and drank the milk without the slightest scruple, in spite of La Teuse's angry look.
Дезире вернулась и, не обращая внимания на сердитые взгляды Тэзы, без зазрения совести выпила все молоко.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
It seemed to her now that she could marry him without the remnant of a scruple or a single tremor save those that belonged to joy.
Ей теперь казалось, что она может обвенчаться с ним без малейших угрызений совести и без каких-либо переживаний — кроме самых сладостных, разумеется.
James, Henri / Washington SquareДжеймс, Генри / Вашингтонская площадь
Вашингтонская площадь
Джеймс, Генри
Washington Square
James, Henri
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
I own, that if I were in your place, I should have no scruple in marrying the Governor and in making the fortune of Captain Candide."
Признаюсь, будь я на вашем месте, я не задумалась бы выйти за губернатора и помогла бы капитану Кандиду сделать карьеру.
Voltaire / CandideВольтер / Кандид
Кандид
Вольтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1965
Candide
Voltaire
© 1918 by BONI & LIVERIGHT, INC.
“That he’s a most cunning and ruthless opponent, with no pity or scruple in him.
– Он самый хитрый и беспощадный противник, без жалости, без колебаний.
Abercrombie, Joe / The Blade ItselfАберкромби, Джо / Кровь и железо
Кровь и железо
Аберкромби, Джо
© 2006 by Joe Abercrombie.
© Перевод. В. Иванов, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Blade Itself
Abercrombie, Joe
© 2007 by Joe Abercrombie
Yet in spite of that I've come here to ascertain the facts personally, and now, to make things worse, you don't scruple to play with words, and inform me yourself that you are liable to nervous attacks.
Однако, несмотря и на это, я прибыл сюда, чтоб удостовериться лично, и вот, сверх всего, вы еще позволяете себе играть словами и сами засвидетельствовали о себе, что подвержены припадкам.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Under ordinary circumstances, I should scruple to entreat the indulgence of Miss Trotwood and Miss Wickfield, but-'
При других обстоятельствах я не осмелился бы просить мисс Тротвуд и мисс Уикфилд, но…
Dickens, Charles / David CopperfieldДиккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
David Copperfield
Dickens, Charles
© CRW Publishing Limited 2004
Many churchmen also joined the cavalcade, most of whom did not scruple to assume arms, and declare their intention of wielding them in defence of Mary and the Catholic faith.
Многие клирики также присоединились к войску. Их сан не помешал большинству из них взять в руки оружие и объявить о своем намерении пустить его в ход в защиту Марии Стюарт и католической веры.
Scott, Walter / The AbbotСкотт, Вальтер / Аббат
Аббат
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1963
The Abbot
Scott, Walter
© The University Court of the University of Edinburgh 2000
The subordinate officers of the law affected little scruple concerning bribery.
Мелкие слуги Фемиды брали взятки без зазрения совести.
Scott, Walter / Bride of LammermoorСкотт, Вальтер / Ламмермурская невеста
Ламмермурская невеста
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1962
Bride of Lammermoor
Scott, Walter
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
He was a plain rough man; and he made no scruple to speak his doubts of her surviving this second attack; unless she were more submissive to his directions than she had shown herself before.
Это был простой, грубоватый человек; он не постеснялся высказать прямо свои опасения, что больная не перенесет вторичного приступа, разве что она окажется на этот раз более покорной пациенткой и будет лучше слушаться врача.
Bronte, Emily / Wuthering HeightsБронт Эмили / Грозовой перевал
Грозовой перевал
Бронт Эмили
© Издательство "Правда", 1988
Wuthering Heights
Bronte, Emily
©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc.
Yes, good faith, ev'ry dram of it; and I will not bate thee a scruple.
Заслужил каждую драхму, а я тебе не спущу ни скрупула.
Shakespeare, William / Alls Wel that ends WellШекспир, Вильям / Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Шекспир, Вильям
© Издательство "ACADEMIA", 1937
Alls Wel that ends Well
Shakespeare, William
© Susan Snyder 1993
But here an unfortunate scruple intervenes.
Но тут вмешивается моя чрезмерная щепетильность.
Wells, Herbert George / Tono-BungayУэллс, Герберт / Тоно Бенге
Тоно Бенге
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
Tono-Bungay
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells

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scruple1/9
'skruːplNounсомнения; колебания; угрызения совестиExamples

to have no scruple about smth. — не колебаться, не иметь сомнений по поводу чего-л.
to have no scruple in doing smth. — не стесняться сделать что-л.

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Collocations

lack of scruple
небрежность
lack of scruple
недобросовестность
lack of scruple
нерадивость
without scruple
без колебаний
without scruple
ничуть не стесняясь
it shows lack of scruple
бессовестно
without scruple
бессовестно
have scruples
колебаться
have scruples
не решаться
have scruples
сомневаться
man of no scruples
бессовестный человек
man of no scruples
недобросовестный

Word forms

scruple

verb
Basic forms
Pastscrupled
Imperativescruple
Present Participle (Participle I)scrupling
Past Participle (Participle II)scrupled
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I scruplewe scruple
you scrupleyou scruple
he/she/it scruplesthey scruple
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am scruplingwe are scrupling
you are scruplingyou are scrupling
he/she/it is scruplingthey are scrupling
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have scrupledwe have scrupled
you have scrupledyou have scrupled
he/she/it has scrupledthey have scrupled
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been scruplingwe have been scrupling
you have been scruplingyou have been scrupling
he/she/it has been scruplingthey have been scrupling
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I scrupledwe scrupled
you scrupledyou scrupled
he/she/it scrupledthey scrupled
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was scruplingwe were scrupling
you were scruplingyou were scrupling
he/she/it was scruplingthey were scrupling
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had scrupledwe had scrupled
you had scrupledyou had scrupled
he/she/it had scrupledthey had scrupled
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been scruplingwe had been scrupling
you had been scruplingyou had been scrupling
he/she/it had been scruplingthey had been scrupling
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will scruplewe shall/will scruple
you will scrupleyou will scruple
he/she/it will scruplethey will scruple
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be scruplingwe shall/will be scrupling
you will be scruplingyou will be scrupling
he/she/it will be scruplingthey will be scrupling
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have scrupledwe shall/will have scrupled
you will have scrupledyou will have scrupled
he/she/it will have scrupledthey will have scrupled
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been scruplingwe shall/will have been scrupling
you will have been scruplingyou will have been scrupling
he/she/it will have been scruplingthey will have been scrupling
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would scruplewe should/would scruple
you would scrupleyou would scruple
he/she/it would scruplethey would scruple
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be scruplingwe should/would be scrupling
you would be scruplingyou would be scrupling
he/she/it would be scruplingthey would be scrupling
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have scrupledwe should/would have scrupled
you would have scrupledyou would have scrupled
he/she/it would have scrupledthey would have scrupled
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been scruplingwe should/would have been scrupling
you would have been scruplingyou would have been scrupling
he/she/it would have been scruplingthey would have been scrupling
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am scrupledwe are scrupled
you are scrupledyou are scrupled
he/she/it is scrupledthey are scrupled
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being scrupledwe are being scrupled
you are being scrupledyou are being scrupled
he/she/it is being scrupledthey are being scrupled
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been scrupledwe have been scrupled
you have been scrupledyou have been scrupled
he/she/it has been scrupledthey have been scrupled
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was scrupledwe were scrupled
you were scrupledyou were scrupled
he/she/it was scrupledthey were scrupled
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being scrupledwe were being scrupled
you were being scrupledyou were being scrupled
he/she/it was being scrupledthey were being scrupled
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been scrupledwe had been scrupled
you had been scrupledyou had been scrupled
he/she/it had been scrupledthey had been scrupled
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be scrupledwe shall/will be scrupled
you will be scrupledyou will be scrupled
he/she/it will be scrupledthey will be scrupled
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been scrupledwe shall/will have been scrupled
you will have been scrupledyou will have been scrupled
he/she/it will have been scrupledthey will have been scrupled

scruple

noun
SingularPlural
Common casescruplescruples
Possessive casescruple'sscruples'