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Definitions of: SCRUPLES

scruples
Motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
An ethical or moral principle that inhibits action
Have doubts about
Uneasiness about the fitness of an action
Raise scruples; "He lied and did not even scruple about it"
A unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
Hesitate on moral grounds; "The man scrupled to perjure himself"