Definition of unscrupulous in English:

unscrupulous

Syllabification: un·scru·pu·lous
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈskro͞opyələs
 
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adjective

Having or showing no moral principles; not honest or fair.
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  • These unscrupulous rulers violated every principle of Islam to survive in power.
  • The situation has not been helped by unscrupulous landlords renting out property to anybody no matter what their history.
  • Mrs Strong said that unscrupulous landlords in the area were attracting unruly tenants.
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unscrupulously

adverb
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  • Rather unscrupulously, Rudy decides to pose as his best friend Nick (who was stabbed a few days before his release) in order to enjoy the festive period with Ashley, Nick's unfeasibly attractive love interest.
  • It's terrible to think that civic-minded people doing their bit for the environment are being penalised by the despicable actions of some, who unscrupulously use the bottle bank for something other than its sole purpose.
  • That powerful interests in society act unscrupulously without checks and balances on their power is a lesson that we would do well to remember when considering the direction one wing of the Socialist movement took in 1917.

unscrupulousness

noun
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  • But he finds - dear me, how distressing - that talent counts for nothing in comparison to money, intrigue, and unscrupulousness.
  • And yet these are also the people whose evasiveness and unscrupulousness makes them the least likely to be affected by a geographically bounded anti-spam law.
  • It was, according to Balzac, a world in which talent counted for nothing, and bribery, intrigue and unscrupulousness were the key factors in success.

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