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principled (adj.)

"honorable, moral, having (good or right) principles," 1690s, from principle, which was used as a verb 17c.-18c. meaning "to ground (someone) in principles" (whether good or ill). In later instances from the noun.

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Definitions of principled

principled (adj.)
based on or manifesting objectively defined standards of rightness or morality;
a principled person
From wordnet.princeton.edu