Definition of unscrupulous
: not scrupulous : unprincipled
Examples of unscrupulous in a Sentence
an unscrupulous businessman manipulated them into selling their land for practically nothing
Recent Examples of unscrupulous from the Web
Despite the flimsy charges, Shula finds herself in state custody and transported to a rural witch camp by unscrupulous police chief Mr. Banda (Henry B.J. Phiri).
Rookie pilots are still likely to be ambushed by unscrupulous veterans.
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First Known Use of unscrupulous
UNSCRUPULOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unscrupulous for English Language Learners
: not honest or fair : doing things that are wrong, dishonest, or illegal
UNSCRUPULOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of unscrupulous for Students
: not having or showing regard for what is right and proper an unscrupulous salesman
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