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- 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.
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
Hence it is folly and overscrupulousness to add restrictions of one's own accord except in critical instances, as indicated above.
Upon revisal however, it was found that the inferences of the First Book had been materially injured by an overscrupulousness in that point.