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The word scruples or scruple can mean:
- scruple – a doubt or hesitation that troubles the conscience or that comes from the difficulty of determining whether something is right
- scrupulosity, obsessive concern with one's own sins and compulsive performance of religious devotion. Formerly this was called scruples or religious scruples, but now it is generally called scrupulosity.
- A unit of apothecary weight, with symbol ℈. It is a twenty-fourth part of an ounce, or 20 grains, or approximately 1.3 grams. More generally, any small quantity might be called a scruple.
- Scruples (novel), a 1978 novel by Judith Krantz
- Scruples (miniseries), 1980 television miniseries based on the novel and starring Lindsay Wagner
- Scruples (2012 film), starring Chad Michael Murray
- Scruples (game), a 1984 board game by Henry Makow based on ethical dilemmas
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