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showing or marked by attentiveness to all aspects or details

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having scruples

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characterized by extreme care and great effort

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As such, in the early modern Church of England, assurance of sins came to be situated in the general absolution given during the liturgy, except in special cases of scrupulosity or doubt.
On the other hand, interviewees made remarks suggesting that in giving up their spontaneous functioning they tended to become more inflexible and excessive in their scrupulosity.
Yes, this was a legalistic religious culture in which every detail of spiritual activity had been weighed in advance; yes, it could be "obsessional" and "compulsive"; yes, it encouraged scrupulosity in many who, by trying so hard to fulfill their obligations to the letter, could not help but fear that they were falling short.
There's scrupulosity for you, or for them: the exacting counterclaims of A and An preceding the H of Historical.
I am optimistic that many American Jews will choose to devote themselves to mitzvot through a faithful and critical approach in which mitzvot should produce holiness, not just scrupulosity.
The quite fussy but in no way coercive memos to Fredericks point to a certain harmless excess in scrupulosity that is the only thing to mar the present edition, even while they give us insight into Duncan's increasingly fraught relationship to publication.
Hence his somewhat apprehensive scrupulosity ("the word itself / Against the word"), his "ambitious" fantasies of escape from his flinty prison, his flattering excuses for his "shame," and even his imaginings that he is "kinged again" and "by and by .
But also, for all the justifiable praise heaped upon his scrupulosity as a historian (especially one writing at the very dawn of the discipline of objective history), there are important gaps and obscurities within his text that Kagan's comprehensive knowledge of alternate sources helps to fill.
I answer: "Firstly, I do not conduct myself with such scrupulosity in legal commentaries, and I leave such observations to those who call themselves Ciceronians; secondly I give no little credit to the studies of our own times and to the writers who have been pre-eminent in them, among whom Perotti, Pontano and Erasmus and many others have evidently used these terms as if they had right of citizenship and enriched the Latin language .
32)) As a general posture, however, the skepticism of the literary approach is based, I believe, too much on the examples of confessants who exhibit what Martin Luther referred to as obsessive scrupulosity.
But that very tolerability has led to them being prescribed for a host of new maladies: mild depression, phobias, obsessions, posttraumatic stress symptoms, anxiety disorders of any kind, eating disorders, excessive shopping, hair pulling, skin picking, religious scrupulosity, sexual disorders, gambling, aggression, environmental sensitivities, and slow eating.
WILLIAM BEDFORD CLARK'S STATED GOAL IN THIS FIRST VOLUME of the Selected Letters of Robert Penn Warren was "to balance the virtues of scrupulosity against the distractions of pedantry to produce a selection of Warren's letters that is at once scholarly and readable, meeting the requirements of scholars and lay persons alike" (p.
Davis also edited the book for me with his customary scrupulosity and scholarship of singular brilliance.
If adopted at the practical and pastoral level, VM would be prone to engendering scrupulosity in many agents and in others a sense of futility.
For the same reason it is misplaced scrupulosity to deny that some villains are brave or resourceful.