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unscrupulousness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being unscrupulous; want of scrupulousness.

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  • noun the state of being unscrupulous

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of unscrupulous dishonesty

Etymologies

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unscrupulous +‎ -ness

Examples

  • No. There is a certain amount of what I would politely call unscrupulousness in all of us.

    Chance A Tale in Two Parts

  • No. There is a certain amount of what I would politely call unscrupulousness in all of us.

    Chance

  • Among the friends to whom I have read this play in manuscript are some of our own sex who are shocked at the "unscrupulousness," meaning the total disregard of masculine fastidiousness, with which the woman pursues her purpose.

    Man and Superman

  • The pregnant fact was noted early by the teachers, that the immigrant boy easily outstrips in interest for his adopted home the native, who perchance turns up his nose at him, and later very likely complains of the "unscrupulousness" of the Jew, who forged ahead of him in business as well.

    The Battle with the Slum

  • Trollope returned to England from Australia in 1872 and, disgusted by the unscrupulousness and greed he found one of whose features was easily secured mortgages, he wrote a satire attacking the shady financiers and those who kowtowed to them.

    The way we live now? Follow the money back to Anthony Trollope…

  • Not that anyone is out there branding those moving through the revolving door, as Orszag is, with the scarlet letters of unscrupulous behavior -- the point is that the revolving door itself bespeaks an unscrupulousness that simply goes unnoticed.

    Peter Orszag's Move From The White House To Citigroup Should Definitely Trouble You

  • Journalism is a long way from the callous unscrupulousness that Hecht and MacArthur romanticized — even some contemporary reporters found The Front Page to be defamatory caricature — but objective doesn't have to mean cautious and boring.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Journalism is a long way from the callous unscrupulousness that Hecht and MacArthur romanticized — even some contemporary reporters found The Front Page to be defamatory caricature — but objective doesn't have to mean cautious and boring.

    Absence of Malice

  • Cameron needs to accept Brown's unscrupulousness & a media that still appears to be in thrall to the man.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • There remains something Dickensian, in the best sense, about Jones's imagination: lost children, a diverse cast, unscrupulousness on the part of rich and poor alike.

    Hand Me Down World by Lloyd Jones – review

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