Compunction synonyms

kəm-pŭngk'shən

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Sorrow over a person or thing gone, lost, etc.
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Remorse is a feeling of regret or sadness.
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Reproach incurred or suffered; dishonour; ignominy; derision.
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Exhibiting compunctions, scruples, feelings of guilt.
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Remorse for having done wrong
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The definition of a misgiving is a feeling of doubt or distrust about something.
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The definition of hesitation is someone pausing because they're having trouble making a decision or saying something.
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Sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one’s own actions; apologetic.
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Sorrowful about what has been lost or done.
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Marked by or filled with remorse.
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(Of a person) Regretful for an action; grieved or saddened, especially by the loss of something or someone.
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The definition of compassion means to have sympathy and want to help a person or people who are going through a difficult time.
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A matter that relates to or affects one:
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An awareness of morality in regard to one's behavior; a sense of right and wrong that urges one to act morally:
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The condition or quality of being penitent; regret for wrongdoing.
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A cause for sorrow or regret
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Hesitation as to action from the difficulty of determining what is right or expedient; unwillingness, doubt, or hesitation proceeding from motives of conscience.
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(Countable) (usually in plural) An instance or cause of unhappiness.
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Sympathy is defined as feeling sadness for other people or the act of expressing such feelings or identifying with a person or an idea.
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An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
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A cause of sorrow; affliction; trouble
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Something that causes anxiety
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The quality of being remorseful.
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(Archaic or dialectal) Pity; compassion.
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An arrangement by which a hotel room, theater or airline ticket, etc. is set aside and held until called for
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A sudden feeling of sickness, faintness, or nausea.
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Repentance is the act of saying sorry or asking for forgiveness for sins and wrongdoings.
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Of a leave, given to someone because of a domestic emergency.
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Causing suffering; hard to bear; severe
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Anxiety is defined as a feeling of being nervous or worried, often as a result of fear of a possible future event.
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Unwillingness to do something.
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Defiance is defined as the act of standing up to an opponent or authority.
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(Uncountable) The condition, or quality, of being mean; want of excellence; poorness; lowness; baseness; sordidness; stinginess.
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regret, sorrow
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The state of being contrite.
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Obsolete form of penitence.
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A gradual reduction in personnel or membership because of resignation, retirement, or death, often viewed in contrast to reduction from layoffs.
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A certain indefinite number; certain ones (of)
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The act or an instance of charging oneself with a fault or mistake.
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Find another word for compunction. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for compunction, like: regret, remorse, shame, compunctious, contrition, misgiving, hesitation, contrite, regretful, remorseful and sorry.