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overscrupulousness

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of being overscrupulous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being overscrupulous; excess of scrupulousness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being over-scrupulous; excess of scrupulousness.

Etymologies

overscrupulous +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Psychasthenia is a neurosis or psychoneurosis similar to neurasthenia, characterized by an exhaustion of the nervous system, also by weakness of the will, overscrupulousness, fear, and a feeling of the

    Woman Her Sex and Love Life

  • Hence it is folly and overscrupulousness to add restrictions of one's own accord except in critical instances, as indicated above.

    A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy

  • Upon revisal however, it was found that the inferences of the First Book had been materially injured by an overscrupulousness in that point.

    Enquiry Concerning Political Justice

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