Scrupulosity

Scru`pu*los"i*ty

(skr`p*ls"*t), n. [L. scrupulositas.] The quality or state of being scrupulous; doubt; doubtfulness respecting decision or action; caution or tenderness from the fear of doing wrong or offending; nice regard to exactness and propriety; precision.
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The first sacrilege is looked on with horror; but when they have made the breach, their scrupulosity soon retires.
Dr. H. More.
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Careful, even to scrupulosity, . . . to keep their Sabbath.
South.
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