Is the word "scrupulous" a positive, negative, or neutral connotation? Why do you think so?

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Apr 5, 2017

Answer:

scrupulous has a positive connotation

Explanation:

To have scruples is to have moral standards or values.

To be scrupulous is to carefully follow the moral standards or values.

The word is more commonly used in a negative sense as

unscrupulous meaning with out values or moral standards, or violating those standards

In traditional cultural standards to have morals and to follow them is considered a positive.

In non traditional culture, standards and moral are considered to be old fashioned and foolish. To then to be scrupulous that might prevent a person from doing what is their personal best interest would be consider a negative.