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compunction

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  • nounregret, sorrow
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Synonyms for compunction

noun regret, sorrow
  • attrition
  • conscience
  • contrition
  • misgiving
  • penitence
  • pity
  • punctiliousness
  • qualm
  • reluctance
  • remorse
  • repentance
  • rue
  • ruth
  • shame
  • sympathy
  • penitency
  • second thoughts
  • stab of conscience

Antonyms for compunction

  • disdain
  • happiness
  • indifference
  • mercilessness
  • defiance
  • meanness
  • no remorse

More words related to compunction

compassion

noun. tender feeling

conscience

noun. moral sense

contriteness

noun. contrition

contrition

noun. regret

penance

noun. reparation for wrong

penitence

noun. shame, sorrow
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