Compunction synonyms

kəm-pŭngk'shən
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A person or thing that brings shame, dishonor, or disgrace
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Moral anguish arising from repentance for past misdeeds; bitter regret.
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Exhibiting compunctions, scruples, feelings of guilt.
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The promise of or a request for such an arrangement
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(Theol.) Sorrow for having offended God
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Doubt, distrust, or apprehension:
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A sudden disturbing feeling:
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A pause or faltering in speech.
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Granted to an individual because of an emergency or other unusual circumstances:
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Arising from or expressing contrition:
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Causing grief
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Sorrowful about what has been lost or done.
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Full of remorse; feeling, expressing, or caused by remorse
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Feeling or expressing sorrow:
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An eager but often uneasy desire
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Sorrow for the sufferings or trouble of another or others, accompanied by an urge to help; deep sympathy; pity
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A troubled or anxious state of mind:
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A knowledge or sense of right and wrong, with an urge to do right; moral judgment that opposes the violation of a previously recognized ethical principle and that leads to feelings of guilt if one violates such a principle
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The state of being penitent; repentance
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The ability to feel such compassion
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(Physics) A measure of the opposition to magnetic flux, analogous to electric resistance.
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A very small quantity, amount, or part
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That which produces such suffering; trouble, loss, affliction, etc.
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Agreement with or support for an opinion or position:
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An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
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A cause of sorrow or misery; a misfortune:
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A troubled state of mind; anxiety; distress; care; uneasiness
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The state of being contrite.
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Obsolete form of penitence.
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The quality of being remorseful.
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Any of a genus (Ruta) of strong-scented shrubs of the rue family, esp. an herb (R. graveolens) with yellow flowers and bitter-tasting leaves formerly used in medicine
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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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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 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for compunction, like: shame, regret, remorse, compunctious, reservation, contrition, misgiving, qualm, hesitation, repentance and compassionate.