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1. compunction

noun. ['kəmˈpʌŋkʃən'] a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed).

Synonyms

  • guilty conscience
  • repentance
  • penitence
  • rue
  • remorse
  • guilt feelings
  • penance
  • guilt trip
  • regret
  • self-reproach
  • ruefulness
  • guilt

Antonyms

  • joy
  • accept
  • innocence

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Words that Rhyme with Compunction

  • malfunction
  • dysfunction
  • conjunction
  • injunction
  • junction
  • function

How do you pronounce compunction?

Pronounce compunction as kəmˈpəŋkʃən.

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Example sentences of the word compunction


1. Noun, singular or mass
Big companies have little compunction about moving to another city if it makes sense financially.

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