Definition of 'compunction'
Example sentences containing 'compunction'
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Hyde had had no compunction about stealing bread, dried meat, the donkey. THE LAST RAVEN (2002)He had no compunction about tricking her: Newman was in a cold and clinical mood now that he had a positive lead to follow. COVER STORY (2002)Anne obviously did not share her sister's compunction about frightening her mother. MIDNIGHT IS A LONELY PLACE (2002)
Trends of 'compunction'
Used Occasionally. compunction is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of compunction from the Collins English Dictionary
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