adjective \-s(ə-)pəld, -sə-bəld\

: having, based on, or relating to strong beliefs about what is right and wrong

Full Definition of PRINCIPLED

:  exhibiting, based on, or characterized by principle —often used in combination

Examples of PRINCIPLED

  1. She took a principled stand on funding public education.
  2. <a high-principled art expert who always told clients what he honestly thought their items were worth>

First Known Use of PRINCIPLED



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