The definition of unscrupulous is someone or something that is dishonest or immoral.
An example of unscrupulous behavior is when you copy someone's work behind his back and then take credit for it.
Having or showing no regard for what is right or honorable; devoid of scruples.
(comparative more unscrupulous, superlative most unscrupulous)
un- +"Ž scrupulous
- He was too unscrupulous and self-centred to play for anything but his own hand.
- Cruel, vicious, unscrupulous and strong, the country groaned beneath his oppression.
- His internal policy was blind, reckless and unscrupulous, and inevitably led to disaster.
- There is some evidence that he was summoned to the Council of Chalcedon,' though he could not attend it, and the concluding portion of his book known as The Bazaar of Heraclides not only gives a full account of the "Robber Synod" of Ephesus 449, but knows that Theodosius is dead (July 450) and seems aware of the proceedings of Chalcedon and the flight of Dioscurus the unscrupulous successor of Cyril at Alexandria.
- But the opposition, while unable to deny the recuperation of Hungary, shut their eyes to everything but Tisza's " tyranny, " and their attacks were never so savage and unscrupulous as during the session of 1889, when threats of a revolution were uttered by the opposition leaders and the premier could only enter or leave the House under police protection.