Scru·pu·los·i·ty n. The quality or state of being scrupulous; doubt; doubtfulness respecting decision or action; caution or tenderness from the fear of doing wrong or offending; nice regard to exactness and propriety; precision.
The first sacrilege is looked on with horror; but when they have made the breach, their scrupulosity soon retires. --Dr. H. More.
Careful, even to scrupulosity, . . . to keep their Sabbath. --South.